Jakarta – A defendant in a case of alleged defamation, Fatia Maulidiyanti, has hit back at a statement by Coordinating Minister for Maritime and Investment (Menko Marves) Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan who said in his testimony that he wanted to audit all of the non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Indonesia.
Jakarta – Human rights activist Haris Azhar says that that he was not looking to create a problem with Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan over the issue of gold mining in Intan Jaya regency, Papua.
Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan has admitted that he does not remember who called him a villain in a video titled There is Lord Luhut behind the Economic Relations-Military Operations in Intan Jaya!! There are also State Intelligence Agency Generals!!.
The National Network for Domestic Workers Advocacy (Jala PRT) is threatening to hold a hunger strike in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building if the House does not start deliberations on the Draft Law on the Protection of Domestic Workers (RUU PPRT).
Emanuel Dile Bataona, Lembata – The National Network for Domestic Workers Advocacy (Jala PRT) has received some 600 complaints from domestic workers (PRT) who suffered violence at the hands of their employers, or have been victims of human rights abuses in 2023.
Jakarta – The chairperson of Indonesia's peak Islamic body the Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI), Utang Ranuwijaya, says that Ministry of Religious Affairs and Ministry of Home Affairs Joint Regulation (PBM) Number 9 and 8 of 2006 on the Establishment of Houses of Worship does not need to be replaced
Jakarta – The Advocacy Team for Academic Freedom (TAKA) launched a lawsuit against Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar with the Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN) on Wednesday June 7 over the minister's anti-scientific policies.
Jakarta – Labor Party President Said Iqbal says that so far there are no presidential candidates who oppose the Omnibus Law on Job Creation (UU Ciptaker).
Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – Indonesian Corruption Watch (ICW) says the reason given by the General Election Commission (KPU) for cancelling the obligation for 2024 election participants to submit Campaign Fund Contribution Reports (LPSDK) makes no sense.
Agus Raharjo, Jakarta – The General Chairperson of the United Indonesian People's Movement (GRIB) Jakarta Jaya, Rosario de Marshall alias Hercules, has expressed his full support for the presidential bid by Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) Chairperson Prabowo Subianto.
Jakarta – Indonesia's 5th President and chairperson of the ruling Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), Megawati Sukarnoputri, has expressed criticism over the problems in Papua that are never settled.
Jakarta – Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) coastal and marine campaign manager Parid Ridwanuddin says they oppose the government's decision to revive sea sand dredging and is ready to challenge the policy in court.
Jakarta – Reflecting on the values of the state ideology Pancasila, Setara Institute for Peace and Democracy Executive Director Halili Hasan says that they are often defeated by the cases of intolerance that have occurred recently in Indonesia.
Jakarta – A number of activists and academics that are members of the Civil Society Coalition gathered at the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) headquarters in Central Jakarta on Wednesday May 31.
During the gathering they discussed a number views and studies related to the problems facing Indonesia.
Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD has emphasised that the government rejects all assistance from outside parties related to efforts to free Susi Air pilot Captain Philip Mark Mehrtens from the Papuan Armed Criminal Group (KKB) – the government's term for the Free P
Jakarta – The latest Kompas Research and Development (Litbang Kompas) survey predicts that as many as 12 out of the 18 political parties that will take part in the 2024 elections will not gain any seats in the House of Representatives (DPR).
Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) recorded that the number of cases of violence against women reached 457,895 in 2022.
Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) is urging that the discourse on a plan to add additional military commands so that all 38 provinces in Indonesia have regional military commands (Kodam) be brought to an end.
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Andi Muhammad Rezaldy, from the Advocacy Team for Democracy, says that the court's ruling on a demurrer (eksepsi) or note of objection in the defamation case filed by Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan against defendants Fatia Maulidiyanti
Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Social Concern for Women's Representation has sent a subpoena to the Election Supervisory Body (Bawaslu).