Jakarta – Students from a number of different campuses held a demonstration against the recent hike in fuel (BBM) prices in the Horse Statue area of Central Jakarta on Tuesday September 13.
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Jakarta – Solidarity Action Committee for Munir (KASUM) General Secretary Bivitri Susanti believes that the 'Bjorka' hacking case is a reminder to the government to fully resolve the assassination of renowned human rights activist Munir Said Thalib.
Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – The II-08 Jakarta Military Tribunal has handed down prison sentences and dismissed three more rogue TNI (Indonesian military) personnel who were proven to have indulged in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) practices.
Jakarta – Protesters from the Labour Alliance with the People (Gebrak) held a demonstration against the recent fuel (BBM) price hike near the State Palace, namely at the Arjuna Wiwaha or Horse Statue Monument on Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat in Central Jakarta on Tuesday September 13.
Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The results of a survey conducted by Kompas Research and Development (Litbang Kompas) on September 6-9 showed that the majority of the pubic (93 percent) believe that fuel (BBM) subsidies are still needed.
Jakarta – The Jakarta II-08 Military Tribunal has handed down prison sentences and dismissed two TNI (Indonesian military) sergeants in separate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) cases.
Jakarta – The Mining Advocacy Network (Jatam) is urging the government to divert funds for the construction of the new capital city (IKN) in East Kalimantan to pay for fuel (BBM) subsidies.
Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for Security Sector Reform has again called on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to immediately stop using a militaristic security approach in dealing with the Papua problem.
Syakirun Niam, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) has suggested that the scores of corruption convicts who are now breathing fresh air after being released on parole this month should express their thanks to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and the House of Representatives (DPR).
Jakarta – The Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) along with a number of other social organisations, including students, will hold a mass demonstration against the recent fuel (BBM) price hike next week, on Tuesday September 13.
Eva Safitri, Jakarta – The parliamentary watchdog Forum of Concerned Citizens for Indonesia's Parliament (Formappi) has criticised an incident in which the birthday of House of Representatives (DPR) Puan Maharani was celebrated at a parliamentary plenary meeting while workers outside demonstrated
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia Executive Director Usman Hamid has refused an offer to become a member of the Munir Murder Case Ad Hoc Investigation Team being formed by the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM).
Jakarta – Greenpeace Indonesia says that around 93 percent of Jakarta residents are breathing dangerously polluted air with particulate matter content five times the safe limit set by the World Health Organisation (WHO), namely 5 micrograms per cubic metre.
Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – The results of an Indonesian Political Indicator survey showed that the majority of Indonesians disagree with increasing fuel (BBM) prices. This was found in a survey held on May 25-31 before the government decided to cut fuel subsidies.
Yogyakarta – Protesters calling themselves the People's Alliance Movement (ARB) gathered in front of the Yogyakarta Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) on the afternoon of Wednesday September 7 to articulate their opposition to the recent fuel (BBM) price hike.
Tim Detik.com, Jakarta – Demonstrations opposing the recent fuel (BBM) price hike continued on Tuesday in several parts of the country, both in the Greater Jakarta area (Jabodetabek) as well as in other cities.
Jakarta – The Kendari municipal police along with the Kendari municipal government in South-East Sulawesi have prepared free busses to take children to school while public transport mini-busses (angkot) are on a mass strike over the recent fuel (BBM) price hike.
Bachtiar Rojab, Jakarta – An alliance of workers and social organisations held a protest action today against the recent increase in the price of subsidised fuel (BBM) in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Senayan, Central Jakarta.
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) President Said Iqbal is urging the House of Representatives (DPR) to form a special committee (Pansus) to oppose the recent increase in the price of fuel (BBM).
Aryo Putranto Saptohutomo, Jakarta – Indonesia Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) Director Gufron Mabruri says he hopes that the time limit for investigating the 2004 assassination of renowned human rights activist Munir Said Thalib – which will expire tomorrow on September 7 – will not become an exc