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CNN Indonesia – May 15, 2022

Jakarta – The Labour Party considers it normal for Indonesian police chief (Kapolri) General Listyo Sigit Prabowo to have attended the commemoration of the May Day Fiesta 2022 at the Bung Karno Sports Stadium (GBK) in Jakarta on Saturday May 14.

"It's normal, the Kapolri attending a May Day commemoration. The large number of participants who came from various regions across three provinces was the logical reason", said Labour Party Victory and Attendance Strategic Studies Division head Said Salahudin in an official explanation on Sunday May 15.

Kompas.com – May 14, 2022

Ahmad Naufal Dzulfaroh – A protest action commemorating International Labour Day or May Day took place today, Saturday May 14, in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building and the Bung Karno Sports Stadium (GBK) in Jakarta.

Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) President Said Iqbal said that four trade unions took part in the demonstration today.

CNN Indonesia – May 11, 2022

Jakarta – The National Alliance for Criminal Code Reform is demanding transparency from the government and the House of Representatives (DPR) on articles in the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) which regulate offences related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) practices.

CNN Indonesia – May 10, 2022

Jakarta – Police arrested at least seven people in relation to a protest action in Jayapura on Tuesday May 10 against the creation of new autonomous regions (DOB) in Papua.

Papua regional police spokesperson Senior Commissioner AM Kamal explained that one of the people arrested was Papua People's Petition (PRP) spokesperson Jefry Wenda. Police allege they violated the Information and Electronic Transaction (ITE) Law.

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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.

Kompas.com – February 11, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The Executive Director of the Indonesian Civic Network (Lima), Ray Rangkuti, is urging figures wanting to enter the contest as presidential candidates in 2024 to speak about substantive issues.

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CNN Indonesia – May 9, 2022

Jakarta – The Humanitarian Coalition for Papua is urging the authorities to immediately and fully investigate an attack on the Papua Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) offices in Jayapura.

Kompas.com – April 26, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Papua People's Council (MPR) Chairperson Timotius Murib has questioned a claim by Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs (Menko Polhukam) Mahfud MD that 82 percent of Papuans agree with the creation of new regions in Papua.

Detik News – April 23, 2022

Jakarta – The sudden emergence of the Indonesian Student Party (Partai Mahasiswa Indonesia, PMI) has elicited a variety of responses.

Kompas.com – April 21, 2022

Fitria Chusna Farisa, Jakarta – A number of Onward Indonesia Cabinet ministers own fantastic amounts of wealth.

CNN Indonesia – April 13, 2022

Jakarta – The Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) has highlighted the recently enacted Law on Sexual Violence Crimes (TPKS) for not fully accommodate the rights of victims.

CNN Indonesia – April 12, 2022

Jakarta – Student demonstrations have been held simultaneously in various parts of the country – from the west to the east – rejecting the discourse on postponing the 2024 elections and President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo serving a third term in office, and against fuel prices hikes, valued added tax