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CNN Indonesia – June 24, 2022

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia has criticised a case involving three Andalas University (Unand) Student Executive Council Student Community (BEM KM) leaders who have been summoned by police over the uploading of a poster reading "President Joko Widodo KKN in the Village of the Dancers".

The poster, which was uploaded to the Unand BEM KM Instagram account @bemkmunand on May 25, was in protest against recent revisions to Law Number 12/2011 on the drafting of Laws and Regulations (PPP Law).

Sindo News – June 24, 2022

Muhammad Farhan, Jakarta – The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) is calling for changes to be made to 14 articles in the Draft Criminal code (RKUHP) which threaten press freedom. The 14 articles are found in the draft of the law which was discussed by the House of Representatives (DPR) Commission III on May 25.

The 14 articles highlighted by AJI are Articles 218 and 220 on attacking the values and dignity of the president and the vice president, Articles 240 and 241 on crimes against public order in the section on insulting the government, and Articles 353 and 354 on crimes against public authority and state institutions.

CNN Indonesia – June 21, 2022

Jakarta – Scores of students from the National Alliance for Reform of the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) held a symbolic action at the Horse Statue monument in Central Jakarta calling for revisions to the draft law to be revealed to the public immediately.

During the action on Tuesday June 21, the students alluded to lawmakers symbolically by wearing orange jumpsuits worn by prisoners with the writing "Potential RKUHP Prisoner 001" on the back.

CNN Indonesia – June 21, 2022

Jakarta – The Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) says that the presence of 21 coal fired power stations (PLTU) in nearby Banten province is contributing to the poor air quality in Jakarta.

This was revealed by LBH Jakarta public defender Jeany Sirait in response to Jakarta's air quality, which over the last few days has been rated as the worst in the world.

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Jakarta Post – May 18, 2022

Jakarta – In the past few weeks, health authorities have been puzzled by a mysterious strain of hepatitis popping up among children in several parts of the country since the first suspected cases were detected late last month in Jakarta.

Jakarta Post – March 7, 2022
Subversion. That is not too strong a word to describe the current attempt by some political leaders to extend the terms of the government, both of the President and the legislature, beyond 2024. Whatever pretext they use in advancing their argument, they are subverting the democratic political processes. And that is nothing less than treason.
Tabloid JUBI – March 4, 2022

Alexander Loen, Jayapura – The Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network or SAFEnet conveyed the condition of internet access in Papua in an online discussion on the launch of the 2021 Digital Rights Situation Report on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.

Jakarta Post – February 14, 2022

Jakarta – Anyone wondering what a police state in Indonesia would look like must watch the video clips of last week's ugly scenes in Wadas, a village near the Central Java town of Purworejo.

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CNN Indonesia – June 3, 2022

Jakarta – Two students were reportedly injured today when they were blocked by police during a long-march in the provincial capital of Jayapura opposing new autonomous regions (DOB) in Papua. The police meanwhile have denied this.

CNN Indonesia – June 2, 2022

Jakarta – The country's peak Islamic body the Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) and the leaders of Islamic ormas (social or mass organisations) have agreed to ask President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and the House of Representatives (DPR) to include Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) p

CNN Indonesia – May 27, 2022

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia has revealed that police officers forced a number of residents of Intan Jaya regency in Papua to cut their hair and beards because they were seen as the characteristics of armed group members.

Tribune News – May 26, 2022

Gita Irawan, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has criticised the appointment of Central Sulawesi State Intelligence Agency (BIN) regional chief (Kabinda) Brigadier General Andi Chandra As’aduddin as the acting (Pj) regent of Seram Bagian Barat in Malu

CNN Indonesia – May 24, 2022

Jakarta – House of Representatives (DPR) Commission III member Arsul Sani from the Islamic based United Development Party (PPP) has confirmed that the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) will not criminalise Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) groups.

Arah Juang – May 23, 2022

International Labour Day 2022 was commemorated by the Labour Party as a "May Day Fiesta" at the Bung Karno Sports Stadium (GBK) in Jakarta on May 14. An estimated 30-60 thousand workers attended the fiesta.