News

February 2022

Indonesia
Kompas.com – February 10, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The mobilisation of hundreds of fully armed police to Wadas Village in Purworejo regency, Central Java, on Tuesday February 8, has attracted criticism from many parties.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – February 9, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Chairperson Muhammad Isnur has accused Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD of lying over an incident at Wadas Village in Purworejo regency, Central Java.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – February 9, 2022

Jakarta – A number of professional organisations have slammed the alleged throttling of the internet at Wadas Village in Bener sub-district, Purworejo regency, Central Java, which has made it difficult to access information on the situation in the area.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – February 9, 2022

Jakarta – A resident of Wadas Village has reported that scores of police units entered their village in the Bener sub-district of Purworejo regency, East Java, on the morning of Wednesday February 9.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – February 8, 2022

Rachmawati, Yogyakarta – A petition has emerged opposing andesite rock mining for the construction of the Bener Dam project at Wadas Village in Bener sub-district, Purworejo regency, Central Java.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – February 8, 2022

Mutia Fauzia, Jakarta – The Ministry for the Empowerment of Women and Protection of Children (KPPPA) says that as many as 30 percent of women consider it normal to be hit by their husbands for being negligent in their home duties.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – February 7, 2022

Jakarta – The East Kalimantan Mining Advocacy Network (Jatam) has revealed that two subsidiary companies belonging to the PT Toba Group owned by Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan have left behind 12 abandoned mine pits in the are

West Papua
Suara Papua – February 5, 2022

Arnold Belau, Jayapura – The Timika regional chairperson of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), Steven Itlay, who was reportedly arrested by police was released at 12 midnight local time on February 4.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – February 4, 2022

Jakarta – Abandoned mining pits in East Kalimantan have already claimed many lives. Based on a report in 2021, forty people have died as a result of the mining pits, including in areas where the new capital city will be built.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – February 4, 2022

Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) has revealed that resistance by retired TNI (Indonesian military) and Polri (Indonesian police) officers to give evidence has resulted in the investigation into the 1980s mysterious shootings (petrus) tragedy stalling

Thailand
CNN Indonesia – February 3, 2022

Jakarta – For the first time, on Thursday February 3, a Kamisan (Thursday) action has been held in Thailand. The action was held in front of the Indonesian Embassy in Bangkok.

Indonesia
Detik News – February 3, 2022

Nada Zeitalini Arani, Jakarta – People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Bambang Soesatyo, who is also the Deputy Chairperson of the Pancasila Youth, is urging social organisations such as the Pancasila Youth to play a part in ensuring the success of the construction of th

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – February 1, 2022

Jakarta – A number of national figures have criticised the project to move the state capital (IKN) to East Kalimantan as envisaged by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo  Among the figures who have loudly criticised the project are economist Faisal Basri and former Vice President J

January 2022

West Papua
Suara Papua – January 31, 2022

Yance Agapa, Nabire – The Papua Peace Network (JDP) is asking the Indonesian government to end the armed conflict by pursuing a path of dialogue.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – January 29, 2022

Jakarta – The Jemaat Ahmadiyah Indonesia (JAI) community says that acts of intolerance such as those which occurred at Balai Harapan Village in Tempunak sub-district, Sintang regency, West Kalimantan, are spreading to other areas.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – January 27, 2022

Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD is asking people to stop urging the government to resolve nine cases of gross human rights violations which occurred before 2000.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – January 27, 2022

Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD has revealed that there has often been a lack of synchronisation between the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) and the Attorney General's Office (AGO) in the process of investigating

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – January 26, 2022

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia is urging the government – and the police in particular – to tighten supervision of the palm oil industry following the finding of human cage at the home of non-active Langkat Regent Terbit Rencana Perangin Angin.

West Papua
Suara Papua – January 22, 2022

Jayapura – The West Papua National Committee (KNPB) has declared that it rejects the violent approach which continues to be applied by Indonesia in the land of Papua.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – January 22, 2022

Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Coordinator Fatia Maulidiyanti claims that they along with their lawyers and human rights activist Haris Azhar have sufficiently strong evidence to face Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and In