Latest News – September 25, 2020

Ihsanuddin, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia Executive Director Usman Hamid says that President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has broken the commitment he made during his presidential election campaign to uphold human rights.

CNN Indonesia – September 25, 2020

Jakarta – The Agrarian Reform National Committee (KNPA) says that at least 49 protesters were arrested and are still being held by police around the country following peaceful commemorations of National Farmers Day (HTN) by an alliance of farmers and other social organisations on Thursday September 24.

CNN Indonesia – September 24, 2020

Jakarta – Tabernacle Bible Church of Indonesia (GKII) Synod Chairperson Daniel Ronda admits to being disappointed that President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has yet to respond to the shooting of Pastor Yeremia Zanambani, who was shot dead near his residence in the Hitadipa district of Intan Jaya regency in Papua on Saturday September 19.

CNN Indonesia – September 24, 2020

Jakarta – The Save Indonesia Action Coalition (KAMI) has sent an open letter to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo in which they demanded he take serious action against of the resurgence of neo-communism and the “new style” Indonesian Communist Party (PKI).

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Kompas – September 7, 2020

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and the Elections Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) have warned about potential vote buying in the upcoming

Kompas – September 3, 2020

From an oped piece titled Watch out, the sabotage of ‘political legislation’ in the era of the pandemic

Kompas – August 21, 2020

Kalimantan Islamic University (Uniska) political observer Muhammad Uhaib As’ad says that the democratic process in Indonesia post reformasi

Kompas – August 5, 2020

Writing on picture reads “Regional head”

Man: Before it was the father, now the mother, what next, the kids?

CNN Indonesia – September 16, 2020

Jakarta – The symbolic hand over of money to the Finance Ministry’s Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) to replay scholarship funds received by human rights activist Veronica Koman by the Papuan People’s Solidarity Team was not able to go ahead because the LPDP office was closed on Wednesday Sept – September 11, 2020

Ihsanuddin, Jakarta – The Press Council has released the survey results on the 2020 Press Freedom Index (IKP) in 34 provinces throughout Indonesia.

CNN Indonesia – September 11, 2020

Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD says that almost 92 percent of candidate regional heads spread across all of Indonesia are funded by cukong (business tycoons). – September 7, 2020

Ihsanuddin, Jakarta – Amnesty International Executive Director Usman Hamid has again called on President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to keep his pledge to solve the 2004 assassination of human rights activist Munir Said Thalib.