Eleonora PEW – Academics from a number of campuses have declared their opposition to the construction of an andesite rock quarry at Wadas Village. They are urging Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo to revoke the environmental impact assessment (AMDAL) for the site.
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Jakarta – The Yogyakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) says that in addition to the @Wadas_Melawan (@Wadas_Resists) Twitter account, eight other Twitter accounts belonging to Wadas Village residents have been suspended.
Delvira Hutabarat, Jakarta – In an upload on its Instagram social media account on Monday February 14, the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) accused the administration of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo of resembling the New Order regime under former president Suharto.
Jakarta – The Confederation of United Indonesian Workers (KPBI) along with the National Student League for Democracy (LMND) held a symbolic action in front of the Ministry of Labour building on Tuesday February 15.
From an editorial in the Jakarta Post titled A glimpse of a police state.
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.
Erna Dwi Lidiawati, Palu – A protest action by local people against mining activities in the Kasimbar sub-district of Parigi Moutong regency in Central Sulawesi on Saturday February 12 has claimed a life. One of the protesters named Aldi was reportedly killed.
Jakarta – The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council has written to the Indonesian government asking for data and clarification related to alleged forced disappearances, the use of excessive force, torture and forced relocation in Papua and West Papua provinces for the period 2021.
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.
Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) and the Association of Families of Talangsari Lampung (PK2TL) believe that the government of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has failed to side with the victims of gross human rights violations in Talangsari, Lampung, o
Jakarta – The Wadas Village Nature Concern Social Movement (Gempadewa) says that the visit by Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo to Wadas Village in Bener, Purworejo regency, on Wednesday February 9, was only to meet with people who support the construction of the andesite rock quarry to supply
Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The mobilisation of hundreds of fully armed police to Wadas Village in Purworejo regency, Central Java, on Tuesday February 8, has attracted criticism from many parties.
Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Chairperson Muhammad Isnur has accused Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD of lying over an incident at Wadas Village in Purworejo regency, Central Java.
Jakarta – A number of professional organisations have slammed the alleged throttling of the internet at Wadas Village in Bener sub-district, Purworejo regency, Central Java, which has made it difficult to access information on the situation in the area.
Jakarta – A resident of Wadas Village has reported that scores of police units entered their village in the Bener sub-district of Purworejo regency, East Java, on the morning of Wednesday February 9.
Rachmawati, Yogyakarta – A petition has emerged opposing andesite rock mining for the construction of the Bener Dam project at Wadas Village in Bener sub-district, Purworejo regency, Central Java.
Mutia Fauzia, Jakarta – The Ministry for the Empowerment of Women and Protection of Children (KPPPA) says that as many as 30 percent of women consider it normal to be hit by their husbands for being negligent in their home duties.
Jakarta – The East Kalimantan Mining Advocacy Network (Jatam) has revealed that two subsidiary companies belonging to the PT Toba Group owned by Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan have left behind 12 abandoned mine pits in the area designated for the
Fitria Chusna Farisa, Jakarta – The government plans to start the construction of the new capital city (IKN) mega-project "Nusantara" in North Penajam Paser, East Kalimantan, in mid-2022.
Arnold Belau, Jayapura – The Timika regional chairperson of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), Steven Itlay, who was reportedly arrested by police was released at 12 midnight local time on February 4.