Criminalisation & Arbitrary Arrest

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August 2019

West Papua
Kompas.com – August 17, 2019

Ghinan Salman, Surabaya – As many as 43 Papuan students were taken to the district police headquarters after police fired teargas and forced their way into a Papua student dormitory in the East Jav

West Papua
Tabloid JUBI – August 17, 2019

Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura – Scores of Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) members in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta held a spontaneous action in front of the Yogyakarta regional police headquarters on

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 8, 2019

Jakarta – Raids on leftist books discussing communism and the banned Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) have started again.

July 2019

Indonesia
Kompas.com – July 31, 2019

Ghinan Salman, Surabaya – The Kraksaan sectoral police in Probolinggo, East Java, have reportedly returned four books with communist themes to literacy activists that are part of the Vespa Literacy

Indonesia
Suara Jatim – July 30, 2019

Bangun Santoso – The seizure of books allegedly containing communist ideas belonging to the Vespa Literacy community by the Kraksaan sectoral police and Probolinggo regency TNI (Indonesian Military

Indonesia
Kompas.com – July 28, 2019

Ahmad Faisol, Probolinggo – Police arrested two literacy activists who had setup a free reading stall at the Kraksaan public square in Probolinggo regency, East Java, on Saturday July 27.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – July 17, 2019

Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) says that the narrative of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s Vision Indonesia speech in which he sated he would pursue those obstr

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – July 6, 2019

Jakarta – Perempuan Mahardika (Free Women), a non-government organisation (NOG) working to protect women, is calling on President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to give amnesty to Baiq Nuril after the Suprem

Indonesia
Antara News – July 5, 2019

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition, which is made up of a number of non-government organisations (NGOs), is urging President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to give amnesty to Baiq Nuril after the Supreme

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – July 2, 2019

Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) is urging the state to carry out a substantive internal reform of the National Police (Polri).