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October 2019

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – October 6, 2019

Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and presidential confidant Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan admits that he is confused about the wave of demonstrations by students and civil society groups against recent policies by the administration of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo.

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – October 5, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian People’s Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) spokesperson Surya Anta, who has being detained at the Mobile Brigade Command Headquarters (Mako Brimob) in Depok since September 1, is reportedly ill and is not receiving proper treatment.

Indonesia
KBR – October 4, 2019

Heru Haetami and Resky Novianto, Jakarta – The nine political parties backing the government have agreed that they do not want President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to issue a government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) to annul the recently revised Corruption Eradication Commission Law (UU KPK).

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – October 3, 2019

Jakarta – Trisakti University Student President Dino Ardiansyah is urging President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to issue a government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) to annul the recently revised Corruption Eradication Commission Law (UU KPK).

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – October 3, 2019

Jakarta – The Institute for the Study of the 1965-1966 Massacres (YPKP 65) is ready to provide a list of names of people to the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) who can be witnesses to the bloody 1965/66 tragedy. This follows long delays in resolving past human rights violations.

Indonesia
KBR – October 1, 2019

Valda Kustarini, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) believes there is no relationship between the Draft Law on the Elimination of Sexual Violence (RUU PKS) and the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP).

Indonesia
Detik News – October 1, 2019

Marlinda Oktavia Erwanti, Jakarta – The new speaker of the House of Representatives (DPR), Puan Maharani, says that the eight draft laws (RUU) which were postponed by the previous DPR will be prioritised and included in the DPR’s 2019-2024 Priority National Legislation Program (Prolegnas).

September 2019

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – September 30, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo says that he doesn’t have any problems will a proposal that he meet with pro-referendum Papuan figures, including those in the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) and the West Papua National Committee (KNPB).

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – September 30, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo met with Confederation of the All-Indonesian Workers Union (KSPSI) President Andi Gani Nena Wea and Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) President Said Iqbal at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java, on Monday September 30.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – September 28, 2019

Jakarta – A 212 Holy Warriors Action (Aksi Mujahid 212) to Save the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia on Saturday in Jakarta has demanded that President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo resign from the presidency and criticised government policies which adversely affect society and the Islamic commu

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