News

May 2021

Indonesia
Kompas.com – May 27, 2021

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) suspects that there has been an endeavor to terminate a number of Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) employees carried out by third parties.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – May 26, 2021

Jakarta – The leadership of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has conferred with the Ministry of Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform (Kemenpan RB) and the State Civil Service Agency (BKN) on the fate of the 75 anti-graft agency employees who failed the pass the ci

West Papua
Gatra.com – May 26, 2021

Erlina Fury Santika, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD claims that 92 percent of the Papuan people support the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia (NKRI).

West Papua
Suara Papua – May 25, 2021

Charles Maniani, Manokwari – Hundreds of people in Manokwari from the Papuan People's Solidarity (SRP) once again articulated their opposition to the extension of Special Autonomy in Papua and other demands on the morning of Tuesday May 25.

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – May 25, 2021

Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD claims that only a handful of Papuans want independence. More than that, he said, 92 percent of Papuans support the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia (NKRI).

West Papua
Suara Papua – May 23, 2021

Markus You, Nabire – With the exception of a mass protest against racism on the grounds of the Papua governor's office on August 19, 2019, Victor Yeimo was never involved in the subsequent protest action on August 29 in Jayapura city which ended in a riot.

West Papua
Suara Papua – May 21, 2021

Charles Maniani, Manokwari – The group Papua People's Solidarity (SRP) in Manokwari, West Papua province, have demonstrated to demand the immediate and unconditional release of West Papua National Committee (KNPB) international spokesperson Victor Yeimo.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – May 21, 2021

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia says that the protection of civil freedoms in Indonesia has gone backwards even though reformasi has been proceeding for 23 years.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – May 21, 2021

Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia says it is disappointed over the Indonesian government's position of opposing discussions on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) resolution during a vote at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday May 18.<

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – May 21, 2021

Makassar – Students from the Total Reformasi Struggle Front (FPRT) held a protest action on Jalan AP Pettarani in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar on Friday May 21.

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – May 21, 2021

Jakarta – Simultaneous protest actions held in three cities by the Papua People's Petition (PRP) have also taken up the situation in Palestine which has been heating up of late. They called for an immediate halt to the attacks on Palestine people in the Gaza Strip.

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – May 21, 2021

Bandung – Activists from the Papua People's Solidarity (Sorak) held a protest action in front of the Merdeka building in the West Java provincial capital of Bandung on the afternoon of Friday May 21.

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – May 21, 2021

Jakarta – A brief protest action was held by Papuan activists from the Papua People's Petition (PRP) at the Horse Statue on Jalan Medan Barat Jakarta in Central Jakarta at 8 am.

Indonesia
Liputan 6 – May 20, 2021

Tommy Kurnia, New York City – Indonesia has joined the List of Shame at the United Nations after rejecting a UN resolution on "The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and the prevention of genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity" (R2P).

West Papua
Suara Papua – May 19, 2021

Maria Baru, Sorong City – At least 31 human rights and pro-democracy organisations have urged the Indonesian government and the police to immediately release West Papua National Committee (KNPB) international spokesperson Victor Yeimo (VY) from all charges.

Indonesia
Detik News – May 18, 2021

Azhar Bagas, Jakarta – The Anti-Corruption Coalition has held a protest action in front of Corruption Eradication Corruption (KPK) building.

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – May 18, 2021

Jakarta – The Papua Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) along with 30 other civil society organisations is urging the police to unconditionally release West Papua National Committee (KNPB) spokesperson Victor Yeimo following his arrest in Jayapura on Sunday May 9.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – May 17, 2021

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) says that there were attempts to hack into a virtual press conference which they held today on Monday May 17.

Indonesia
JPNN.com – May 16, 2021

Ambon – The Ambon and Lease Islands municipal police in Maluku have declared three people suspects for flying the banned South Maluku Republic (RMS) independence flag in the Village of Ulath in Saparua sub-district, Central Maluku regency.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – May 16, 2021

Ambon – The Saparua sub-district sectoral police in Central Maluku regency have arrested two sympathisers of the South Maluku Republic (RMS) for raising the RMS independence flag in Negeri Ulath, East Saparua, Maluku.