Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Deputy Coordinator for Advocacy Tioria Pretty says that nationalist policies will not resolve the structural problems in Papua.
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) research and mobilisation division head Rozy Brilian says that the Indonesian government always refuses to hold a dialogue with Papuan armed criminal groups (KKB).
Titis Anis Fauziyah, Semarang – Hundreds of students taking part in a protest action against the Job Creation Law (Cipta Kerja) broke down two gates at the Central Java governor's office in the provincial capital of Semarang on Thursday April 13.
Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) believes that the implementation of the Sexual Violence Crimes Law (TPKS) is still being hindered by religious-political content in the revisions to the Criminal Code (KUHP).
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has released its 2022 annual report which notes that democracy in the era of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has suffered a regression.
This was one of the findings in Komnas HAM's 2022 Annual Report that was released on Wednesday April 12.
Jakarta – The Indonesian Infrastructure and Development Monitoring Coalition (KPPII) says that there was intimidation by security personnel against local residents in the Mandalika MotoGP project in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB).
Jakarta – Hundreds of students from various campuses in the provincial capital of Surabaya held a protest action at the East Java (Jatim) Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) on Wednesday April 12.
Jakarta – Several former Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) leaders along with anti-graft activists held a protest action on Monday April 10 calling for the removal of Firli Bahuri from his position as KPK chairperson.
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia is urging the police to release 76 Papuan activists that were arrested for distributing leaflets calling for the release of Victor Yeimo, who is currently on trial for treason.
Jakarta – The results of Setara Institute for Peace and Democracy research reveal that the city of Cilegon in Banten province occupies the 94th position or the lowest ranking in the 2022 City Tolerance Index with a score of 3.227. First place or the most tolerant city was secured by Singkawang, West Kalimantan, with a score of 6.583.
Makassar – A demonstration by Papuan students commemorating 56 years of PT Freeport Indonesia in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar on April 7 was broken up by the Indonesian Muslim Brigade (BMI) and a biker gang as the protesters were marching towards the Mandala Monument.
Adhyasta Dirgantara, Jakarta – Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI) Advisory Board Chairperson Badaruddin Andi Picunang says that his party has "acquired" the Berkarya Party (Working Party) regional leadership board (DPW) offices in Jakarta.
Aryo Putranto Saptohutomo, Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) Deputy Chairperson Ardi Manto Adiputra is concerned that the formation of new regional military commands (Kodam) in every province, including the new autonomous regions (DOB) in Papua, will be prone
Muhammad Nursam, Makassar – Being of the view that council members are no longer able to accommodate the aspirations of the people, hundreds of demonstrators that are part of the Makassar Student Alliance (AMM) threw garbage into the courtyard of the South Sulawesi Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) building in Makassar on the afternoon of Thursday March 6.
Adrial Akbar, Jakarta – A number of student organisations that were holding a demonstration against the Job Creation Law (Ciptaker) have tried to get into the House of Representatives (DPR) building by pushing down the main entrance gate. They also threw dead rats into the building.
Jakarta – A protest action by scores of Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University (UIN) students against the Job Creation Law (Ciptaker) has disbanded after they were involved in a scuffle with police.
Jakarta – The United Nations (UN) has highlighted the trial of human rights activists Haris Azhar and Fatia Maulidiyanti who have been indicted on charges of tarnishing the good name of Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment (Menko Marves) Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition says that the criminalisation of two human rights defenders – Lokataru Foundation for Human Rights Executive Director Azhar Haris and Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Coordinato
Jakarta – Supporters of rights activists Haris Azhar and Fatia Maulidiyanti packed the East Jakarta District Court parking area on Monday April 3.
Aryo Mahendro, Denpasar – The Bali Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) has slammed the attitude of the police for allowing a clash to occur between the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) Bali and the social organisation (ormas) the Nusantara Garuda Patriots (PGN) Bali.