News

October 2019

Indonesia
Kompas.com – October 11, 2019

Christoforus Ristianto, Jakarta – Centre for Innovation Policy and Governance (CIPG) researcher Klara Esti says that the political buzzer phenomena can be said to have begun during the 2012 gubernatorial (pilgub DKI) elections in Jakarta.

Indonesia
Kompas.com -- October 11, 2019

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta -- Activists from the Civil Society Coalition held an evening of contemplation and prayer in front of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Red-and-White building in Jakarta on Friday October 11.

Indonesia
Detik News – October 9, 2019

Jabbar Ramdhani, Jakarta – Students from the Trisakti University and their colleagues from other campuses plan to hold demonstrations if President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo does not make a statement on issuing a government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) to annul the recently revised Corruption Era

Indonesia
Detik News – October 9, 2019

Jabbar Ramdhani, Jakarta – Student representatives who met with Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko on October 3 are still waiting on a response from President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo.

Indonesia
Detik News – October 6, 2019

Ibnu Hariyanto, Jakarta – the Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI) has released a survey on the public’s level of trust in the president, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and the House of Representatives (DPR).

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – October 6, 2019

Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and presidential confidant Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan admits that he is confused about the wave of demonstrations by students and civil society groups against recent policies by the administration of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo.

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – October 5, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian People’s Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) spokesperson Surya Anta, who has being detained at the Mobile Brigade Command Headquarters (Mako Brimob) in Depok since September 1, is reportedly ill and is not receiving proper treatment.

Indonesia
KBR – October 4, 2019

Heru Haetami and Resky Novianto, Jakarta – The nine political parties backing the government have agreed that they do not want President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to issue a government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) to annul the recently revised Corruption Eradication Commission Law (UU KPK).

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – October 3, 2019

Jakarta – Trisakti University Student President Dino Ardiansyah is urging President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to issue a government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) to annul the recently revised Corruption Eradication Commission Law (UU KPK).

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – October 3, 2019

Jakarta – The Institute for the Study of the 1965-1966 Massacres (YPKP 65) is ready to provide a list of names of people to the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) who can be witnesses to the bloody 1965/66 tragedy. This follows long delays in resolving past human rights violations.