Jakarta – The families of the victims of the enforced disappearances in 1997-98 have raised the possibility of holding a massive Kamisan (Thursday) action in front of the Presidential Palace complex in Central Jakarta ahead of the 2024
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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.
On Wednesday August 9, Arah Juang organised a discussion on the theme "The Prabowo-Budiman Meeting and the Political Transformation of Ex-PRD Activists".
[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.]
Jayapura – Three weeks after the incident, a report on the murder and mutilation of four civilians from Nduga in Timika, Mimika regency, Papua, was raised at a United Nations Human Rights Council session on Monday September 12 at the UN offices in Geneva.
Jakarta – A wave of demonstrations against the recent fuel (BBM) price hike have been held by students, trade unions and online motorcycle taxi drivers (ojek) in various parts of Indonesia over the last week since the policy was announced by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on September 3.
Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for Security Sector Reform has again called on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to immediately stop using a militaristic security approach in dealing with the Papua problem.
Widya Michelia (MNC Media), Jakarta – The Indonesian military (TNI) has again dismissed and imprisoned rogue TNI soldiers for being proven to have committed homosexual or Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) acts.
Jakarta – Scores of Papuan activists held a protest action in front of the Army Strategic Reserves Command (Green Berets) headquarters in Gambir, Central Jakarta, on Monday March 7. They demanded that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo withdraw military troops from Papua.
Jakarta – A former political prisoner who was arrested in the aftermath of the September 30 Movement (G30S) affair in 1965, Bedjo Untung, is asking all parties to stop pinning or using the term “Indonesian Communist Party” (PKI) after saying or writing G30S.
Jakarta – President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has officially signed Presidential Regulation Number 42/2019 on Two Revisions to Presidential Regulation Number 10/2010 on the Organisational Structure of the Indonesian Military (TNI). The presidential regulation (perpres) was signed and came into force on July 3.
Jakarta (Antara) – Hasanuddin XIV regional military commander Major General Surawahadi has released 600 TNI (Indonesian military) soldiers to provide security for the construction of the Trans Papua highway.
Jakarta – Former Army Strategic Reserves Command (Green Berets, Kostrad) chief of staff retired Major General Kivlan Zen has spoken out about a request for money from Wiranto in 1998. Zen claimed that he asked Wiranto for money to cover the cost of setting up Pam Swakarsa.
Jakarta – Indonesian military (TNI) chief Air Martial Hadi Tjahjanto says that the TNI is revising Law Number 34/2004 on the TNI (UU TNI) so that middle- and high-ranking military officers can serve in government ministries and state institutions.
Jakarta – Former Army Strategic Reserves Command (Green Berets) Chief of Staff retired Major General Kivlan Zen says that three of the political parties supporting incumbent President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo are cooperating with China to foster communist teachings.
Siti Ruqoyah – TNI (Armed Forces) chief Air Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto has finally responded to the challenge by former TNI chief retired General Gatot Nurmantyo to hold public screenings of the film G30S/PKI.
Jakarta – Former TNI (Armed Forces) chief Nurmantyo has challenged the current TNI commander Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto and Army chief-of-staff (KSAD) General Mulyono to again hold public screenings of the film about the September 30 Movement/Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) coup on September 30, 1965, usually known as G30S/PKI.
Reja Hidayat – On the evening of Friday September 15 following evening prayers, retired Major General Kivlan Zen arrived at the headquarters of the Indonesian Islamic Students Movement (GPII) on Jl. Menteng Raya No. 8, Central Jakarta.
Arif Hulwan Muzayyin, Jakarta – Efforts by the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) and the Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) to set history straight with regard to the alleged September 30 Movement-Indonesian Communist Party (G30S-PKI) coup in 1965 are being seen by some as resurgence of communist ideas and a violation of the law.