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September 2022

Indonesia
Kompas.com – September 5, 2022

The government's policy of raising fuel (BBM) prices has attracted opposition from many parties with student groups in different parts of Indonesia holding demonstrations on Monday September 5 to articulate their opposition.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – September 5, 2022

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The number of women who were victims of violence throughout 2021 totaled some 27,335 people.

Indonesia
Suara.com – September 5, 2022

Erick Tanjung – Student groups in various parts of the country took to the streets on Monday September 5 to hold demonstrations protesting the recent fuel (BBM) price hike.

West Papua
Kompas.com – September 2, 2022

Aryo Putranto Saptohutomo, Jakarta – Military observer Al Araf believes that the case of the Army personnel who were involved in the mutilation and murder of four civilians in Mimika should be used as a consideration for the government to reevaluate the military approach in re

August 2022

West Papua
Kompas.com – August 30, 2022

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) has recorded that 61 people died during a series of 63 incidents of armed violence in Papua between 2021 and July 2022.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 30, 2022

Jakarta – West Java Deputy Governor Uu Ruzhanul Ulum is proposing that husbands be allowed to be polygamous in order to bring down the number of HIV/AIDS sufferers among housewives. He said that religion does not prohibit husbands from practicing polygamy.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 29, 2022

Fika Nurul Ulya, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) researcher Kurnia Ramadhana says that the political parties have no sense of shame if they nominate former corruption convicts as legislative candidates in the 2024 elections.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 28, 2022

Jakarta – Former Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) senior investigator Novel Baswedan says that allegations that there is a gambling and narcotics group within the Indonesian police is just the tip of the iceberg.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 28, 2022

Dian Erika Nugraheny, Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) Director Gufron Mabruri believes that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's decision to push for the resolution of alleged human rights violations through non-judicial channels or outside the courts shows tha

West Papua
Suara Papua – August 27, 2022

Reiner Brabar, Sorong – The Greater Sorong Papua People's Petition (PRP) is continuing to hold actions protesting the formation of new autonomous regions (DOB) in the territory of West Papua.

West Papua
Suara Papua – August 26, 2022

Markus You, Nabire – The process of uncovering the alleged gross human rights violations that took place in the Bloody Paniai case on December 8, 2014, has failed to reveal the senior officer who allegedly gave the command to shoot into the crowd, which resulted in five people

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 23, 2022

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo believes that the democratic climate in Indonesia at the moment is very liberal. According to Widodo, a sign of this is freedom of expression which is increasingly free.

Indonesia
Tribunnews.com – August 23, 2022

Ilham Rian Pratama, Jakarta – Activists from the National Alliance for Criminal Code Reform held a lively protest during a socialisation event titled "Draft Criminal Code Kick Off" (RKUHP Kick Off) at the Ayana Hotel in Central Jakarta on Tuesday August 23.

Indonesia
Liputan 6 – August 21, 2022

Huyogo Simbolon, Bandung – The Bandung branch of the Independent Journalists Association (AJI) believes that there are still a number of catch all articles in the latest version of the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP).

West Papua
Republika – August 18, 2022

Rizky Suryarandika, Jakarta – Human rights activist and lawyer for the families of the victims of the 2014 Paniai massacre in Papua, Younes Douw, has revealed the reluctance on the part of the families to attend the human rights trial hearing the case.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 17, 2022

Jakarta – Organisations which are part of the Civil Society coalition are urging President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to cancel a recently signed Presidential Decree (Keppres) on resolving gross human rights violations through non-judicial channels.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 16, 2022

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) Executive Director Gufron Mabruri hopes that the government will immediately investigate and solve the case of alleged human rights violations in the assassination of renowned human rights defender Muni

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 16, 2022

Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) has criticised President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo State of the Nation Address at the 2022 annual session of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) on the issue of eradicating corruption.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 16, 2022

Jakarta – The Setara Institute for Peace and Democracy says that the presidential decree or Keppres on the formation of a team for the non-judicial resolution of past gross human rights violations, which was signed recently by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, will rein

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 15, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean. Jakarta – The General Election Commission (KPU) officially closed registrations for political parties wanting to take part in the 2024 elections on Sunday August 14 at 11.59 pm, having opened registrations on Monday August 1.