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May 2019

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Detik News – May 23, 2019

Danu Damarjati, Jakarta – Following the riots that took place in Jakarta on May 22, the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) and 15 LBH branches across Indonesia are calling on the political elite to stop triggering conflicts.

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Detik News – May 23, 2019

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) is calling on the political elite from the presidential election campaign teams of Joko Widodo-Ma’ruf Amin (TKN) and Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno (BPN) to take responsibility for the riots in Jakarta on May 22.

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CNN Indonesia – May 21, 2019

Jakarta – The Jakarta Metro Jaya regional police have named Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) chairperson and presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto as one of those reported in a case of makar (treason, subversion, sedition, rebellion) in the makar case against E

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Liputan 6 – May 19, 2019

Muhammad Radityo Priyasmoro, Jakarta – The Coordinating Spokesperson for the Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno election campaign team (BPN), Dahnil Anzar Simanjuntak, has revealed that Prabowo did in fact go to Brunei Darussalam on May 16 explaining that the visit was simply to hold a friendly meetin

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Kompas.com – May 19, 2019

Fabian Januarius Kuwado, Jakarta – The Ministry of Law and Human Rights (Kemenkumham) Directorate General of Immigration has confirmed that presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto briefly visited Brunei Darussalam on Thursday May 16.

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Tribune – May 17, 2019

Theresia Felisiani, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs (Menko Polhukam) Wiranto has guaranteed that any legal measures taken by the government based on recommendations by the recently formed legal assistance team will be clear and measured.

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CNN Indonesia -- May 17, 2019

Jakarta -- Attorney General Muhammad Prasetyo has denied accusations that law enforcement officials are using the makar (treason, sedition, subversion, rebellion) article like a “fire sale” (obral).

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Riau 24 – May 16, 2019

Pekanbaru – The Pekanbaru City Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) in Riau province has again embarked on a moral crusade by sweeping boarding houses and internet cafes that remain open late at night during the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Thursday May 16.

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Kompas – May 15, 2019

Rakhmat Nur Hakim, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) and the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) have reported the Bandung police to the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) for alleged violence committed at a May Day rally in the West Jav

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CNN Indonesia – May 15, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Chairperson Asfinawati believes that the legal aid team formed by the Coordinating Ministry for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs (Kemenko Polhukam) will accelerate the use of the maker (treason, subversion, sedition) articles in futur

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