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May 2022

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – May 10, 2022

Jakarta – Papua Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) Director Emanuel Gobay says that a participant of a demonstration in Jayapura opposing the creation of new autonomous regions (DOB) in Papua is in a critical condition after being shot by a rubber bullet allegedly fired by a police of

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – May 9, 2022

Jakarta – The Humanitarian Coalition for Papua is urging the authorities to immediately and fully investigate an attack on the Papua Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) offices in Jayapura.

West Papua
Suara Papua – May 7, 2022

Yance Agapa, Paniai – Amnesty International Indonesia Executive Director Usman Hamid is asking the government to halt the planned gold mine at Wabu Block in Intan Jaya regency, until there is agreement from the Papua indigenous people in the area.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – May 1, 2022

Jakarta – The Labour Party demanded that the 2024 elections be held on schedule and that they be transparent and fair during a May Day action in front of the General Elections Commission (KPU) building in Central Jakarta on Sunday May 1.

April 2022

West Papua
Kompas.com – April 26, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Papua People's Council (MPR) Chairperson Timotius Murib has questioned a claim by Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs (Menko Polhukam) Mahfud MD that 82 percent of Papuans agree with the creation of new regions in Papua.

Indonesia
Kompas – April 25, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – A survey conducted by Kompas Research and Development (Litbang Kompas) shows that the majority of respondents have experienced difficulties purchasing basic necessities since early April.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – April 24, 2022

Jakarta – Human rights activist Haris Azhar has scolded Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan and Coordinating Economics Minister Airlangga Hartarto over the oligarchy which according to Azhar is infesting Indonesia at the moment.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – April 21, 2022

Fitria Chusna Farisa, Jakarta – A number of Onward Indonesia Cabinet ministers own fantastic amounts of wealth.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – April 21, 2022

Muhammad Naufal, Jakarta – A group of women wearing traditional Javanese clothing joined a protest action by students and workers in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Jakarta on Thursday April 21. April 21 is commemorated in Indonesia as Kartini Day.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – April 21, 2022

Jakarta – Protesters from the Indonesian Student Alliance (AMI) and the Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) say that the government of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Vice President Ma'ruf Amin have failed to bring prosperity to the ordinary people.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – April 17, 2022

Jakarta – The International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID) is asking the Bogor Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) and the city's mayor to review Bogor Bylaw Number 10/2021 on the Prevention and Handling of Deviant Sexual Behaviour.

Indonesia
Liputan 7 – April 17, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesian Anti-Corruption Society (MAKI) Coordinator Boyamin Saiman says that Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Deputy Chairperson Lili Pintauli Siregar has become the focus and even the laughingstock of the world because of the ethical violations she has comm

Indonesia
Kompas.com – April 13, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Labour Party has been officially registered as a political party with the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights (Kemenkumham).

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – April 12, 2022

Jakarta – Student demonstrations have been held simultaneously in various parts of the country – from the west to the east – rejecting the discourse on postponing the 2024 elections and President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo serving a third term in office, and against fuel prices hike

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – April 10, 2022

Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) says that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's statement asking his ministers to not talk about extending his term in office was an ambiguous sentence.

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – April 8, 2022

Jakarta – The Humanitarian Coalition for Papua says that the unilateral creation of three new provinces in Papua by the central government is like repeating the management model of Dutch power during the colonial era.

West Papua
Kompas.com – April 7, 2022

Fitria Chusna Farisa, Jakarta – Indonesia will have three new provinces. Thus, later, Indonesia will have 37 provinces.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – April 7, 2022

Jakarta – A student protest against the postponement of the legislative and presidential elections in 2024 and President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo serving a third term in office, which was held at the intersection of Jalan Sultan Alauddin and AP Pettarani in the South Sulawesi regi

Indonesia
Kompas.com – April 5, 2022

Jakarta – House of Representatives (DPR) Commission III Chairperson Bambang Wuryanto says that the DPR will object to deliberating the Draft Law on the Restriction of Cash Transactions which has been proposed by the Financial Transactions Reporting and Analysis Center (PPATK).

Indonesia
Kompas.com – April 4, 2022

Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) says that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and the House of Representatives (DPR) are the parties most responsible for the decline in public trust in the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).