News

August 2022

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 15, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The results of a Kompas survey on August 9-11 shows that the majority of respondents believe that the ideals of independence of advancing public welfare have not yet been realised.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 14, 2022

Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) has formed an ad hoc team to investigate gross human rights violations in the case of the 2004 assassination of renowned human rights activist Munir Said Thalib.

Indonesia
Detik News – August 10, 2022

Yogi Ernes, Jakarta – Workers rallied in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Central Jakarta on Wednesday August 10 demanding that Law Number 11/2020 on Job Creation be revoked.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 10, 2022

Jakarta – The group Indonesia Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) has revealed that there are still 73 problematic articles contained in the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) even after it was revised by the government and handed back to the House of Representatives (DPR) Commission III

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 9, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFENet) freedom of expression division head Nenden Sekar Arum is of the view that the stupa meme case which has ensnared telematics expert and former Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Roy Suryo is eviden

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 9, 2022

Syakirun Niam, Jakarta – Gajah Mada University Faculty of Law Anti-Corruption Studies Centre (Pukat UGM) researcher Zaenur Rohman says that the corruption Eradication Commission's (KPK) performance has progressively worsened because the institution has been attacked from insid

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 8, 2022

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that the discourse on active TNI (Indonesian military) officers holding position in government ministries and institutions shows that the state is ignoring New Order (Orb

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 8, 2022

Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – The results of a Kompas Research and Development (Litbang) survey show that Corruption Eradication Commission's (KPK) prestige is at its lowest level in the last five years.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 8, 2022

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – A proposal by Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan that active TNI (Indonesian military) officers be allowed to occupy positions in state ministries and institutions is seen as an effort to revive th

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 6, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan has proposed revising the TNI (Indonesian military) Law so that active TNI officers can hold posts in government ministries and institutions.

Indonesia
Nusantara TV – August 5, 2022

Maulana – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan claims he was surprised to hear that the Indonesian government is often accused of being communist.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 4, 2022

Jakarta – The Setara Institute for Democracy and Peace is asking Education, Culture, Research and Technology Minister Nadiem Makarim to take firm action against state schools forcing students to wear the jilbab – an Islamic female headdress which leaves the face expos

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 4, 2022

Jakarta – The People's Coalition Against Evictions (KRMP) has again urged Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan to immediately revoke Gubernatorial Regulation (Pergub) Number 207/2016 on Guidelines on the Use and Control of Land Without Entitled Permits.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 2, 2022

Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) has found articles in the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) which will weaken the fight to eradicate corruption.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 1, 2022

Jakarta – A planned urine bottle throwing action called by the group Student Political Block (BPP) has been cancelled.

July 2022

Indonesia
Kompas.com – July 31, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) considers the move by the Communication and Information Ministry (Kominfo) to block a number of websites and applications on July 30 to be digital authoritarianism.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – July 30, 2022

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Chairperson Muhammad Isnur says that he deplores the Communication and Information Ministry (Kominfo) decision to block 10 websites and online games.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – July 30, 2022

Jakarta – Forum of Concerned Citizens for Indonesia's Parliament (Formappi) researcher Lucius Karus believes that the government will in fact demean this year's Independence Day celebrations if it enacts the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) before August 17.

Indonesia
Kompas TV – July 29, 2022

Hasya Nindita, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia Executive Director Usman Hamid believes that the remarks by Jakarta Deputy Governor Ahmad Riza Patria and the Central Jakarta Social Office about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) groups at the Citayam Fashio

Indonesia
Antara News – July 28, 2022

Muhammad Zulfikar, Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) is recommending to the government and the House of Representatives (DPR) that they revise the Draft Law on the Second Revision to Law Number 11/2008 on Information and Electronic Transaction (ITE).<