Dwi Bowo Raharjo – Scores of protesters from a number of different universities that are part of the All Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM SI) Alliance held a symbolic action on Tuesday to oppose to the enactment of the new Criminal Code (KUHP) on December 6.
Criminal Justice & Legal System
Jakarta – The Bandung Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) has revealed that scores of demonstrators protesting against the recently enacted Criminal Code (KUHP) in the West Java provincial capital of Bandung were arrested by police on Thursday afternoon, December 15.
Reza Agustian, Jakarta – Protesters from the Labour Party and other trade unions held a demonstration near the Arjuna Wijaya or Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Thursday December 15.
Rahmat W. Nugraha, Jakarta – The Press Council says that 60 percent of their input provided before the enactment of the Draft Criminal Court (RKUHP) was ignored by the House of Representatives (DPR).
Jakarta – Indonesia's peak Islamic body the Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) has criticised the position taken by the United State which has strongly criticised one of the articles in the recently enacted Criminal Code (KUHP) that regulates cohabitation and sex outside of marriage.
Jakarta – Since 2019 the government and the House of Representatives (DPR) have often given the impression of rushing to pass the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) into law.
Jakarta – A number of academics have strongly criticised the decision by the House of Representatives (DPR) and the government of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to enact the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) into law today, Tuesday December 6.
Jakarta – Civil society organisations which make up the National Alliance for Criminal Code Reform have slammed the decision by the government and the House of Representatives (DPR) to ratify the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) which is seen as still containing a number of controversial articles.
Jakarta – The Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP), which was only just passed into law by the House of Representatives (DPR) and the government at a plenary meeting on the afternoon of Tuesday December 6, has attracted widespread opposition.
Jakarta – The legislation of the revised Criminal Code (KUHP) has been expedited for passing as soon as possible. Despite its revisions, the newer KUHP is no better than its previous iteration, so we have no qualms about calling on the House of Representatives to reconsider its passage.