January 2022

CNN Indonesia – January 20, 2022

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia is calling on Indonesian police chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo to broaden police regulations related to the respect for human rights for refugees or immigrants transiting Indonesia.

Indonesia – January 20, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition has criticised the new capital city (IKN) project for being a megaproject of the oligarchy which threatens the safety of the ordinary people.

Indonesia – January 20, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Nusantara Traditional Community Alliance (AMAN) estimates that around 20,000 people from traditional communities will be sacrificed by the project to move the state capital (IKN) to East Kalimantan.

Indonesia – January 19, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Ministry for the Empowerment of Women and Protection of Children (KPPPA) recorded tens of thousands of cases of violence against children and women throughout 2021.

CNN Indonesia – January 18, 2022

Jakarta – The Metro Jaya regional police summons for two human rights activists, Lokataru Foundation Executive Director Haris Azhar and Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Coordinator Fatia Maulidiyanti to appear for questioning, appears to be rush

Indonesia – January 18, 2022

Rakhmat Nur Hakim, Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Deputy Coordinator Rivanlee Anandar believes that the police's attempt to forcibly bring activists Fatia Maulidiyanti and Haris Azhar in for questioning shows that the police are a to

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – January 17, 2022

Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) recorded 1,182 cases of violence in Papua committed either by the TNI (Indonesian military), Polri (Indonesian police) or the OPM/KKB (Free Papua Movement/Armed Criminal Groups) in 2020-2021.

Indonesia – January 16, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – National Network for Domestic Worker Advocacy (Jala PRT) National Coordinator Lita Anggraini says that the number of domestic works (PRT) in Indonesia is quite large, yet the legal protections afforded to them are still lacking.

Radar Tegal – January 16, 2022

Jakarta – A circular requiring students from the Parahyangan Catholic University (Unpar) to follow a public lecture by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Monday January 17 has gone viral on social media.

West Papua
Suara Papua – January 14, 2022

Jayapura – The West Papua National Committee (KNPB) says that a persuasive approach which the state will apply though the security forces in the land of Papua is a tired old tune which is being played again with the start of the new year.

CNN Indonesia – January 13, 2022

Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) has outlined at least three environmental problems found from the results of a Strategic Environmental Study (KLHS) on Indonesia's proposed site for a new capital city (IKN) in North Penajam Paser regency, East Kaliman

Indonesia – January 13, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) says that the number of reported cases of sexual violence against women in Indonesia continues to increase every year.

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – January 12, 2022

Jakarta – The West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Organisation (TPNPPB-OPM) believes that the Indonesian police's plan to change its security approach in Papua to become more persuasive is pointless.

Detik News – January 12, 2022

Dony Indra Ramadhan, Bandung – The appointment of Major General Untung Budiharto as Jakarta military commander (Pangdam Jaya) has attracted public attention because of his background as a former member of the Rose Team (Tim Mawar).

CNN Indonesia – January 11, 2022

Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) says that 222 illegal palm oil corporations have been granted amnesty or in other words they can continue operating despite not meeting the legal requirements.

CNN Indonesia – January 11, 2022

Jakarta – A member of the Islamic based Justice and Prosperity Party (PKS) faction in the House of Representatives (DPR), Sukamta, touched on a speech by Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) Chairperson Megawati Sukarnoputri during an interruption at a DPR plenary m

Indonesia – January 10, 2022

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for Fair Healthcare Access is urging the government to reconsider the Covid-19 booster vaccine or third dosage plan for the general public.

Kabar24 – January 9, 2022

Aprianus Doni Tolok, Jakarta ( – The Narrative Institute along with academics who are part of the Children of the Nation Concern Alliance for Research and National Progress have launched a petition addressed to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on the merger of the Eij

Indonesia – January 9, 2022

Jakarta – Corruption eradication during the administration of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has worsened. This was the finding of a survey by Indonesian Political Indicator (IPI) which was released on Sunday January 9.

CNN Indonesia – January 9, 2022

Jakarta – A range of inter-religious leaders, activists and domestic workers (PRT) banged pots and pans as a way to push the government and the House of Representatives (DPR) to immediately ratify the Draft Law on the Protection of Domestic Workers (RUU PPRT).