Jayapura – West Papua National Committee (KNPB) spokesperson Ones Suhuniap is asking Jayapura city police chief (Kapolresta) Senior Commissioner Victor Makbun to stop creating a commotion in the media about a planned thanksgiving meeting to welcome the release of Victor Yeimo.
The two year prison sentence handed down against a TikTok influencer who goes by the name Lina Mukherjee, after she was charged with blasphemy over the content of a video in which she ate pork after expressing the phrase "Bismillah" (in the Name of Allah), has triggered a variety of reactions in cyberspace.
Jakarta – The Nusantara Traditional Community Alliance (AMAN) and the Nusantara Traditional Community Defense Association (PPMAN) have highlighted the polemic over the forced relocation of residents from Rempang Island, Batam, in the Riau Islands, to make way for the Eco City national str
Vonita Betalia – Nine human rights organisations calling themselves the "National Solidarity for Rempang" have published the results of a preliminary investigation into the September 7 riots on Rempang Island in Batam, Riau Islands. The investigation found a number of human rights volations.
Wahyu Gilang Putranto – The Civil Society Coalition for Security Sector Reform says that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is misusing the intelligence community for his own political interests.
Jakarta – Thousands of residents of Rempang Island in Batam province have opposed being relocated to Galang Island to make way for the Eco City national strategic project (PSN).
Jakarta – Labour Party President Said Iqbal has confirmed that they will not support presumptive presidential candidate (capres) former Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan in the 2024 elections following a presidium meeting held on September 11.
Jakarta – Protesting workers have begun leaving the Horse Statue area in Central Jakarta after holding a brief demonstration for around two hours on Thursday September 14 opposing the Omnibus Law on Job Creation.
Jakarta – The West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Movement (TPNPB-OPM) has confirmed that the Susi Air pilot from New Zealand, Philip Mark Mehrtens, who was taken hostage by the group in early February, is still alive.
Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia is urging the government to reinvestigate the gross human rights violations that occurred during the Tanjung Priok tragedy in 1984.
Makassar – A demonstration by the Makassar State University (UNM) Student Alliance demanding a resolution to cases of past human rights violations in Indonesia has ended in a clash with police. Three protesters were also arrested at the rally on Tuesday September 12.
Jakarta – Ahead of the 2024 elections, the political elite who have stepped forward as presidential and vice presidential candidates have begun to outline their promises if elected. These promises have been conveyed publically on several occasions.
Jawahir Gustav Rizal – Amnesty International Indonesia has condemned the violence by security forces against residents of Rempang and Galang Islands near Riau Island.
Fika Nurul Ulya, Jakarta – The Alliance of Independent Journalist (AJI) has condemned the verbal intimidation against a journalist covering the 43rd ASEAN Summit (KTT ASEAN) which was held in Jakarta on September 5-7.
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Commemorating 19 years since the assassination of renowned human rights activists Munir Said Thalib on September 7, 2004, human rights activist Usman Hamid along with Once Mekel and the musical group The Blackstones, have launched a song and music video titled Munir.
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Solidarity Action Committee for Munir (KASUM) Secretary General Bivitri Susanti has expressed frustration with the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM), which has made no move to declare the assassination of renowned human rights activists Munir
Adhyasta Dirgantara, Jakarta – Former Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) politician Budiman Sudjatmiko has revealed that Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) Chairperson Prabowo Subianto was in fact tortured and lonely because he was an important
Jakarta – The Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministry has spoken out over allegations that the Indonesian delegation at the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Leaders Summit in Port Vila tried to bribe and intimidate a Radio New Zealand (RNZ) journalist in late August.
Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) has criticised government efforts to overcome air pollution, which is being headed up by Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan.
Jakarta – The Jakarta Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) is urging central and regional governments not to show favouritism in acting against business owners that contribute to air pollution.