News

March 2020

Indonesia
Kompas.com – March 6, 2020

Deti Mega Purnamasari, Jakarta – Incest or sexual relations between blood relatives against girls is the most frequent form of sexual violence.

West Papua
Kompas.com – March 6, 2020

Devina Halim, Jakarta – The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) will soon return the investigation dossier on the Paniai incident in Papua to the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM).

West Papua
Tabloid JUBI – March 4, 2020

Jayapura – On Tuesday March 3 the Balikpapan District Court rejected a demurer presented by seven Papuan political prisoners (tapol) who are defendants in a treason case currently being tried in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan.

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – March 4, 2020

Jakarta – The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has declared that an investigation dossier into the Bloody Paniai case submitted by the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) has failed to meet the requirements to be declared a gross human rights violation.

West Papua
Suara Papua – March 4, 2020

CR-SP16, Jayapura – Students from the Cenderawasih University (Uncen) in Jayapura demanded the immediate release of seven Papuan political prisoners (tapol) currently being held in the East Kalimantan city of Balikpapan during a protest action on Monday March 2 in front of the Uncen front gate in

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – March 4, 2020

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition is calling on President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to withdraw the Draft Law on Job Creation (RUU Cipta Kerja) which has been submitted to the House of Representatives (DPR).

Indonesia
Detik News – March 4, 2020

Ahmad Bil Wahid, Jakarta – Scores of students held a protest action in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building Wednesday opposing the Omnibus Law on Job Creation which is still being deliberated by the parliament.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – March 4, 2020

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has refused an invitation from the Presidential Staff Office (KSP) for a meeting to discuss the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – March 3, 2020

Jakarta – Several non-government organisations (NGOs) have rejected an invitation to hold a joint meeting at the Presidential Staff Office (KSP) to discuss the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation.

Indonesia
Tempo – March 2, 2020

Ahmad Faiz Ibnu Sani, Jakarta – The general secretary of the Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI), Anwar Abbas, says that the participants of the 7th Indonesian Islamic Ulama Congress see the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation as only prioritising the interests of employers and business.