October 2023

CNN Indonesia – October 30, 2023

Jakarta – Senior economist Faisal Basri has testified that he once met with the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan (Menko Marves) and warned him of a potential conflict of interest related to the coal

CNN Indonesia – October 28, 2023

Yogyakarta – The Yogyakarta Special Province (DIY) Nusantara Student Executive Council (BEM) is demanding that the Constitutional Court Honorary Council (MKMK) be impartial in dealing with alleged ethical violations by the Constitutional Court related to a ruling on the minimum age

Portal Media – October 28, 2023

Rahma, Makassar – A demonstration on Saturday October 28 commemorating Youth Pledge Day in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar has ended in chaos. A scuffle between students and police was unavoidable.

Indonesia – October 27, 2023

Jessi Carina, Jakarta – Hundreds of protesters from the Labour Party and the Confederation of the All-Indonesian Workers Union (KSPSI) held a demonstration in front of the United Nations office at the Thamrin Tower in Central Jakarta on Friday October 27.

CNBC Indonesia – October 27, 2023

Rosseno Aji Nugroho, Jakarta – The Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) and the Labour Party held a demonstration near the Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Friday October 27 demanding a 15 percent increase in the minimum wage for 2024.

Viva – October 27, 2023

Natania Longdong, Jakarta – The conflict between Israel and Hamas and other armed groups over the last three weeks has resulted in civilian causalities.

Detik News – October 26, 2023

Brigitta Belia, Jakarta – A number of people held a demonstration at the Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Thursday October 26. The protest was marred by the burning of tyres and rocks being thrown at police.

Ngopi Bareng – October 23, 2023

Witanto – Activists from Pemalang, Tegal and Brebes, Central Java, united in the declaration of the founding of the regional chapter of the Democratic People's Forum (Forum Rakyat Demokratik, FRD) for Justice for the Families of Victims of Enforced Disappearances.

CNN Indonesia – October 20, 2023

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) and Amnesty International Indonesia (AII) have given a red report card on the human rights situation in the fourth year of President Joko "Jok

CNN Indonesia – October 20, 2023

Jakarta – Protesters from the All Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM SI) have begun to pack into the Horse Statue area in Central Jakarta to hold a demonstration marking nine years of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration on Friday October 20.

Jawa Pos – October 17, 2023

Tazkia Royyan Hikmatiar – Hundreds of figures have joined together to issue a "Proclamation of Struggle" (Maklumat Juanda) as an expression of concern over a Constitutional Court's (MK) ruling on Monday October 16 on the age limit for presidential and vice presidential candidates.

Indonesia – October 15, 2023

Sabrina Asril, Jakarta – The Solidarity Coalition for Bangkal has announced its initial finding on a series of clashes between residents and police at Bangkal Village in Seruyan, Central Kalimantan, during protests against palm oil company PT Hamparan Masawit Bangun Persada (HMBP).

CNN Indonesia – October 13, 2023

Jakarta – Defend Palestine actions have been held in several parts of Indonesia. In the Central Java city of Yogyakarta, thousands of protesters from the Islamic Community Forum (FUI) swarmed into the zero kilometre point across from the central post office on Friday afternoon, October 13.

CNN Indonesia – October 11, 2023

Jakarta – Traditional Melayu (Malay) communities gathered at the Muhammad Musa Soccer Field at the Sembulang village in Galang sub-district, Batam City, in the Riau Islands on Wednesday October 11.

Indonesia – October 10, 2023

Novianti Setuningsih, Jakarta – A number of labour organisations held a demonstration in front of the United States (US) Embassy in Central Jakarta on Tuesday October 10 calling for an end to the Hamas-Israeli war.

Indonesia – October 9, 2023

Icha Rastika, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) is asking the national police to reveal information on the procurement of phone tapping software or spyware using the zero click method that is allegedly linked to Pegasus.

CNN Indonesia – October 9, 2023

Jakarta – A number of groups have condemned the fatal shooting by police of a local resident from the village of Bangkal, Seruyan regency, Central Kalimantan, on Saturday October 7.

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Suara Papua – October 9, 2023

Jayapura – The West Papua National Committee (KNPB) has denied accusations by police that seven West Balim regional KNPB members were involved in the killing of Michele Kurisi on August 28 in Kolawa district.

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Suara Papua – October 8, 2023

Yance Wenda, Jayapura – After being initiated in 2017, the Papua Journalists Association (AWP) was officially launched at the Maranatha Convent Hall in Waena, Jayapura City, Papua, on Saturday October 7.

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