News

June 2021

Indonesia
Kompas.com – June 8, 2021

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The National Alliance for Criminal Code Reform says it regrets a move by the Justice and Human Rights Ministry (Kemenkumham) to start socialising revisions to the Criminal Code (KUHP).

Indonesia
Kompas.com – June 8, 2021

Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – The extended family of the late Suharto held a commemoration marking 100 years since Indonesia's second president's birth.

Indonesia
Liputan 6 – June 8, 2021

Jakarta – Activists from Fukushima Anti-Nuclear Indonesia (IANFU) held a protest action commemorating International Ocean Day on Tuesday June 8 demanding that the Japanese government not dispose of nuclear reactor coolant waste into the Pacific Ocean.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – June 7, 2021

Irf’an Kamil, Jakarta – An Instagram account belonging to the WatchDoc documentary film producer and a Twitter account for promoting a new film titled KPK The End Game (2021) at @KPK_EndGame were hacked on Sunday June 3.

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – June 7, 2021

Jakarta – The armed conflict in Papua has escalated recently with a series of armed contacts being unavoidable and more loss of life.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – June 1, 2021

Deti Mega Purnamasari, Jakarta – The People's Justice and Prosperity Party (Prima) was officially declared as a new party on the evening of Tuesday June 1.

Indonesia
Kabar 24 – June 1, 2021

Aprianus Doni Tolok, Jakarta – Today, a new political party will be declared in Indonesia. The new party is called the People's Justice and Prosperity Party or Prima.

May 2021

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – May 31, 2021

Jakarta – A draft list of the "red" indicators used for employee assessment for transforming Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) employees into state civil servants has been circulating.

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – May 29, 2021

Jakarta – West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Organisation (TPNPB-OPM) spokesperson Sebby Sambom says they are not prepared to hold a dialogue with or pursue diplomacy with the Indonesian government unless it is mediated by the United Nations.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – May 27, 2021

Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – Human rights activist and lawyer Veronica Koman has refuted accusations by State Intelligence Agency (BIN) Deputy Chief Lieutenant General Teddy Lhaksmana Widya Kusuma who said that Koman is taking advantage of the 2021 National Sports Week (PO

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.