Armed Forces & Military Operations

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November 2023

News/Indonesia – November 6, 2023

Krisiandi, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition is concerned that there is a politicisation of the TNI (Indonesian military) occurring in the lead up to the 2024 elections.

October 2023

News/Indonesia – October 6, 2023

Novianti Setuningsih, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has strongly condemned the revisions to the Civil Service Law (UU ASN), which allows active TNI (Indonesian military) and Polri (national police) members to hold civil

CNN Indonesia – October 5, 2023

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has revealed that it found 59 incidents of violence committed by the members of the TNI (Indonesian military) between October 2022 and September 2023.

August 2023

News/West Papua – August 19, 2023

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Former Jakarta governor and presidential hopeful from the Coalition for Change and Unity (KPP), Anies Baswedan, says that the solution to the armed conflict in Papua is policies that create to a sense of justice.

CNN Indonesia – August 8, 2023

Jakarta – The recent actions by members of the TNI (Indonesian military) arriving at the offices of law enforcement institutions raises questions about the authority that is actually held by the military.

July 2023

CNN Indonesia – July 29, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) has strongly criticised the position taken by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) which has apologised to the TNI (Indonesian military) for declaring two military officers suspects in a bribery case at the Nat

June 2023

CNN Indonesia – June 23, 2023

Jakarta – The remains of the Geudong House (Rumoh Geudong) in Pidie regency, Aceh, where gross human rights abuses were committed when Aceh was declared a military operational area (DOM), have been flattened to the ground ahead of a visit by President Jok

CNN Indonesia – June 23, 2023

Aceh – The Central Aceh Transitional Committee (KPA), which is a forum for former Free Aceh Movement (GAM) combatants, firmly opposes the demolition of the Geudong House (Rumoh Geudong) building which is a s

CNN Indonesia – June 13, 2023

Jakarta – Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) Chairperson and Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has reminisced about the birthday of Indonesia's 2nd president Suharto, who he considers to have been a hard worker, very disciplined and thorough.

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – June 2, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia's 5th President and chairperson of the ruling Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), Megawati Sukarnoputri, has expressed criticism over the problems in Papua that are never settled.