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November 2019

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Jawa Pos – November 24, 2019

Muhammad Ridwan – Amnesty International Indonesia Executive Director Usman Hamid has asked for the discriminative requirements in the selection of candidate state civil servants (CPNS) to be scrapped.

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Tempo – November 24, 2019

Budiarti Utami Putri and Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – The head of the Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence’s (Kontras) monitoring bureau, Rivanlee Anandar, believes that the speech b

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Suara.com – November 24, 2019

Bangun Santoso – The secretary of the Islamic-based United Development Party (PPP) faction in the House of Representatives, Achmad Baidowi or Awiek supports the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) ban on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people applying as candidate state civil servants o

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Liputan 6 – November 24, 2019

Jakarta – Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) Executive Board Deputy Chairperson Sufmi Dasco Ahmad has clarified that a speech delivered by the Defense University rector during a discussion on the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI), which was given on behalf of Defense Minister (Menhan) and

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Jawa Pos – November 24, 2019

Muhammad Ridwan – The Setara Institute for Democracy has released the results of research ranking the level of religious intolerance in Indonesian provinces. The results showed that West Java recorded the largest number of violations against religious freedom or belief between 2014 and 2019.

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CNN Indonesia – November 23, 2019

Jakarta – Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Tjahjo Kumolo agrees with the position taken by the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) in rejecting candidate state civil servants (CPNS) that are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT).

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CNN Indonesia – November 23, 2019

Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has asked teachers to be diligent in relating the history of the rebellion and evil of the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) to students at school.

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CNN Indonesia – November 22, 2019

Jakarta – People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) Deputy Speaker Arsul Sani has asked the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) not to discriminate by rejecting candidate state civil servants (CPNS) for 2019 who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT).

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CNN Indonesia – November 22, 2019

Jakarta – The head of the Attorney General’s Office’s (AGO) Law and Information Centre, Mukri, has declined to comment at length about the Ombudsman’s findings on the special requirements for the selection of state civil servants (CPNS) for 2019, one of which is that applicants are not allowed to

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Detik News – November 19, 2019

Eva Safitri, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud Md says that cases of human rights (HAM) violations are still being used as a political commodity and his ministry is serious about resolving them through a non-judicial mechanism.