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CNN Indonesia – November 22, 2022

Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) suspects that the articles that are still in the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) which are considered "anti-democratic" are there because the regime needs a shield.

"I suspect that the anti-democratic articles that are still being maintained by the government today are part of, that the government is aware that its performance is bad", said YLBHI Advocacy Division head Zainal Arifin during a virtual press conference by the Civil Society Alliance calling for the abolition of the problematic articles in the RKUHP on Sunday November 20.

CNN Indonesia – November 21, 2022

Surabaya – A Transparent Evening Dress Competition which should have been held in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya on Thursday November 24 has been abruptly cancelled. The cancellation has been confirmed directly by the Royal Plaza management and the organisers.

Royal Plaza Surabaya General Manager Vicky Ratih confirmed that the event should have been held at her venue but was definitely cancelled.

Kompas.com – November 19, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The parliamentary watchdog Forum of Concerned Citizens for Indonesia's Parliament (Formappi) says that the delay in the House of Representatives (DPR) dealing with a presidential letter (surpres) on revisions to the Information and Electronic Transaction (ITE) Law is not surprising.

According to Formappi researcher Lucius Karus, the DPR is indeed always slow in processing draft laws (RUU) related to the public interest such as revisions to the ITE Law.

Merdeka.com – November 16, 2022

Moh. Kadafi – Seven students were secured by Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) officials for holding a demonstration opposing the G20 Summit in Bali on Tuesday November 15. The students are understood to be from the Udayana University (Unud) in Bali and held a peaceful action on Jalan Sudirman in the provincial capital of Denpasar.

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Kompas.com – October 13, 2022

It is claimed that the direct election of regional heads does indeed still have many deficiencies, one of which is the many elected regional heads who are caught up in corruption cases.

Kompas.com – October 7, 2022

Just recently, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has declared another regional head a suspect in a corruption case, namely Papua Governor Lukas Enembe. In 2022, at least nine regional heads have been caught up in corruption cases.

Kostum Komik – September 5, 2022

Morpheus: Choose the blue pill and you will continue to believe the police's good image as presented in the TV series The Police and the film Broken Wing. Choose the red pill and you will know the actual reality of the police.

Kompas.com – September 2, 2022

Currently, the political situation in Indonesia feels like it is empty of things that smack of ideological idealism, particularly from groups of political actors (the political parties). Yet when observed historically, it is from the politics of ideology that everything begins.

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Indo Pos – November 10, 2022

Jakarta -– Greenpeace says that the Defense Department's food estate project will clear some 3 million hectares of forest in Central Kalimantan and that the government has already exploited large areas of forest and peatland for the project.

Kompas.com – November 8, 2022

Fitria Chusna Farisa, Jakarta – Institute for Democracy and Strategic Affairs (Indostrategic) Executive Director Ahmad Khoirul Umam says that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's statement on the chances of Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto winning the 2024 presidential elections (Pilpres) reveals ma

CNN Indonesia – November 8, 2022

Jakarta – Greenpeace Indonesia says that the hindrance and intimidation against the Chasing the Shadows bicycle team which is conducting a bike tour and campaign on the climate crisis resembles the authoritarian practices of Suharto's New Order regime.

Kompas.com – November 8, 2022

Syakirun Niam, Jakarta – The Indonesian immigration office will deport foreign nationals (WNA) who hold protest actions against the G20 Summit which will be held in Bali next week.

CNN Indonesia – November 6, 2022

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has noted discrepancies in the chronology presented by the public prosecutor (JPU) and the results of the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) investigation into the 2014 Paniai massacre.

Detik Sulsel – November 2, 2022

Jonh Roy Purba, Jayapura – The Morning Star independence flag and the flag of the pro-independence West Papua National Committee (KNPB) was flown when the body of West Papua activist Filep Jacob Samuel Karma was taken to be buried on Wednesday November 2.