Dani Prabowo, Jakarta – Presidential and vice president candidate ticket number 2, Prabowo Subianto and Gibran Rakabuming Raka, have not responded at all to questionnaire on human rights by the international organisation Human Rights Wat
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Dani Prabowo, Jakarta – Human Rights activist Usman Hamid says that the statement by Defense Minister and presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto, who said that the riots in Rempang, Riau Islands, were a result of foreign interference, belittles the Re
Icha Rastika, Jakarta – Defense Minister and presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto says foreign intelligence agencies are interfering in the land dispute on Rempang Island in Batam.
Novianti Setuningsih, Jakarta – Human rights activist (HAM) Usman Hamid has alluded to the track records of the presidential and vice presidential candidates (capres-cawapres), in particular Prabowo Subianto and Gibran Rakabuming Raka,
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan says he disagrees with the view that the decline in Indonesia's Corruption Perception Index (CPI) is because of the lack of prosecutions by the Co
Riang Karunianidi – The government has demolished the remains of the Geudong House (Rumoh Geudong) in Pidie regency, Aceh. The building was used as an interrogation and torture centre during the armed conflict in Aceh.
Jakarta – Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) Chairperson and Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has reminisced about the birthday of Indonesia's 2nd president Suharto, who he considers to have been a hard worker, very disciplined and thorough.
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
Dwi Lindawati, Surabaya – the commemoration of International Women's Day (IWD) 2023 in East Java was marked by a mass convoy of 200 people and a demonstration at the Negara Grahadi building (governor's office) in the provincial capital of Surabaya on March 8.
Jakarta – Transparency International Indonesia (TII) has recorded Indonesia's 2022 Corruption Perception Index (IPK) as falling to 34 or a decline of four points since the previous year.
[The following is an abridged translation of a statement by the United Socialists (Perserikatan Sosialis, PS) in response to Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's January 11 public statement in which he officially acknowledged that gross human rights violations have taken place in Indonesia and expressed his regret over these incidents.]
Anggi Muliawati, Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) found there were 26 cases of intolerance recorded by the media as occurring in Indonesia in 2022. Imparsial revealed that West Java (Jabar) is the region with the highest number of cases of violations of religion and belief (KBB).
Kadek Melda Luxiana, Jakarta – The sole defendant in the Paniai gross human rights violation case trial being heard in the Makassar District Court in South Sulawesi, retired Infantry Major Isak Sattu, has been found not guilty.
Brigitta Belia Permata Sari, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD says that not all human rights cases can be taken to court. According to Mahfud, there a number of obstacles which make it difficult to settle these cases in court.
Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Solidarity Action Committee for Munir (KASUM) says that the composition of the Team for the Non-Judicial Resolution of Past Gross Human Rights Violations (PPHAM), which was recently formed by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is problematic.
Nadia Intan Fajarlie, Jakarta – Setara Institute for Peace and Democracy Chairperson Hendardi is doubtful about the function of the Team for the Non-Judicial Resolution of Past Gross Human Rights Violations (PPHAM) which has recently been formed by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The wife of the late human rights activist Munir Said Thalib, Suciwati, says that Indonesian presidents have never seriously tried to solve the assassination of her husband.
Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia has responded to a protest action held by the Jakarta Red-and-White Militia (Laskar Merah Putih, LMP) in front of its offices. The protest was held in relation to recent problems which are occurring in Papua.
Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has criticised President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's state of the nation address to the People's Consultative Assembly's (MPR) annual session at the parliamentary complex on Monday August 16.
Jakarta – The Civil Society Alliance – which is made up of a number of organisations in Indonesia and East Timor – is urging President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to revoke the Bintang Jasa Utama (1st Class Star of Service) award for civil bravery and courage in times of adversity which was given to former East Timorese pro-integration militia leader E