News

August 2021

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 11, 2021

Jakarta – The head of the Indonesian Association of Epidemiology Experts (PAEI) professional development division, Masdalina Pane, is questioning the indicators being used by the government to determine which level of Enforcement of Restrictions on Public Activities (PPKM) to

West Papua
Suara Papua – August 9, 2021

Jayapura – The West Papua National Committee (KNPB) is urging the Papua regional police and the Papua chief public prosecutor to immediately release Papuan activist Victor F Yeimo because there is no legal basis for his detention and his health has been deteriorating since his

West Papua
Suara Papua – August 9, 2021

Jayapura – Lawyer and human rights activist Veronica Koman has spoken out about the worsening health of Papua activist Victor F Yeimo who has being detained at the Mobile Brigade command headquarters detention centre (Rutan Mako Brimob) for the last three months.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 8, 2021

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The results of a survey by the Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI) show that the majority or around 60 percent of respondents believe that corruption in Indonesia has worsened over the last two years.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 8, 2021

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – Based on the results of a survey by the Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI), the issue of corruption is of most concern to the public among the string of problems the country is currently facing.

Indonesia
Tribune News – August 5, 2021

Ilham Rian Pratama, Jakarta – Suspended Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) senior investigator Novel Baswedan says that the KPK leadership should be ashamed over the Ombudsman's findings which cited maladministration in the entire process of administering the nationalism

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 5, 2021

Jakarta – Artist Dinar Candy held a protest action over the extension of Enforcement of Restrictions on Public Activities (PPKM) by wearing a bikini on the side of a road in Jakarta.

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – August 3, 2021

Jakarta – The director of the Bali Legal Aid Foundation (LBH), Ni Kadek Vany Primaliraning, has been reported to the Bali regional police for treason for allegedly facilitating a mass action by Papuan activists.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – August 3, 2021

Wahyuni Sahara, Jakarta – Epidemiologist Dicky Budiman from Griffith University in Australia says that the Covid-19 pandemic in Indonesia is not yet properly under control.

July 2021

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – July 29, 2021

Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) has again created controversy over a plan to provide special three-star hotel facilities for lawmakers, staff members and civil servants who have contracted Covid-19 and are self-isolating.

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – July 28, 2021

Jakarta – The actions of an air force (TNI-AU) military police officer who stepped on the head of a Papuan civilian has been slammed by human rights organisations.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – July 27, 2021

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The July 27, 1996 riots – also known as Kudatuli – was one of the most important incidents during the era of the New Order regime of former president Suharto.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – July 22, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) has found indications of connections between political party members, public officials and businesspeople in the use of the drug Ivermectin to treat Covid-19.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – July 21, 2021

Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) says that the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) under the leadership of Firli Bahuri has become an institution which is authoritarian and anti-criticism.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – July 20, 2021

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Greenpeace Indonesia forestry campaign spokesperson Asep Komaruddin admits to feeling shocked after finding out that the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has reported them to police.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – July 19, 2021

Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – Indonesian United Trade Union Federation (FSBPI) General Chairperson Dian Septi Trisnanti says that the Emergency Enforcement of Restrictions on Public Activities (PPKM) are largely not being applied for workers in the textile, garment, footwea

West Papua
Suara Papua – July 19, 2021

Jayapura – A number of demonstrators from the People's Front Against Special Autonomy Chapter II were reportedly arrested and taken to the Sorong city municipal police headquarters when they wanted to hold a peaceful demonstration in front of the Sorong Regional House of Repre

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – July 16, 2021

Jakarta – As many as 714,066 Papuans and 112 organisations which are part of the Papuan People's Petition (PRP) are said to reject the enactment into law of revisions to Law Number 21/2001 on Papua Special Autonomy (Otsus).

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – July 16, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesian Doctor's Association (IDI) Deputy Chairperson Slamet Budiarto says that the corona virus pandemic in Indonesia is not yet under control.

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – July 16, 2021

Jakarta – Lawyer and Papua advocate Veronica Koman has criticised the House of Representatives (DPR) and the government for ratifying the Special Autonomy (Otsus) Law on Papua, saying that the law only represents the interests of the government.