Armed Forces & Defense

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January 2022

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – January 14, 2022

Jayapura – The West Papua National Committee (KNPB) says that a persuasive approach which the state will apply though the security forces in the land of Papua is a tired old tune which is being pla

Detik News – January 12, 2022

Dony Indra Ramadhan, Bandung – The appointment of Major General Untung Budiharto as Jakarta military commander (Pangdam Jaya) has attracted public attention because of his background as a former me

November 2021

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – November 24, 2021

Arnold Belau, Jayapura – On November 15 the Papua Institute for Human Rights Studies and Advocacy (ELSHAM Papua) sent an open letter to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo expressing concerns about the

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – November 12, 2021

Atamus Kepno, Jayapura – One hundred and ninety-four Catholic leaders from across Papua have explicitly called for an end to military operations in Papua.

CNN Indonesia – November 4, 2021

Jakarta – Non-government organisations (NGOs) which are part of the Civil Society Coalition have criticised President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's decision to propose Army Chief of Staff General Andika P

October 2021

Liputan 6 – October 6, 2021

Jakarta – An Indonesian military (TNI) officer who had same-sex relations with another officer has been found guilty of committing deviant acts by a military tribunal in Surabaya, East Java.

CNN Indonesia – October 6, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) Director Gufron Mabruri says the Indonesian military (TNI) is increasingly becoming involved in civilian affairs as it marks its 76th anniversary

September 2021

News/West Papua – September 20, 2021

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Papuan civilians will continue to fall victim if the government continues to use a security approach to resolve the problems in the land of the Cenderawasih as Papua is kn

July 2021

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – July 28, 2021

Jakarta – The actions of an air force (TNI-AU) military police officer who stepped on the head of a Papuan civilian has been slammed by human rights organisations.

June 2021

JPPN – June 25, 2021

Pematang Siantar – North Sumatra regional police have arrested three people over the murder of Mara Salem Harahap or Marsal (42), a Media Online journalist in Simalungun regency, North Sum