Criminalisation & Arbitrary Arrest

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October 2011

West Papua
Detik.com – October 20, 2011

Hery Winarno, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) says it supports the firm actions taken by police in dealing with the Papuan People’s Congress, which they consider to be subversive and t

Indonesia
Detik.com – October 19, 2011

E Mei Amelia R and Ari Saputra, Jakarta – Two demonstrators from the University of Indonesia (UI) Student Action Front (FAM) were assaulted during a scuffle with police at the Hotel Indonesia traff

August 2011

West Papua
Max Lane Online – August 4, 2011

[The following essay by Surya Anta was written in response to a series of questions, I emailed him yesterday, August 4, 2011 - Max Lane]

West Papua
PPR – August 3, 2011

Surya Anta, a leading member of People’s Liberation Party (formerly KPRM-PRD), was arrested by the Metro Jaya regional police in Jakarta at 12noon on August 1.

West Papua
Indowarta – August 3, 2011

Jakarta – The People’s Liberation Party (Partai Pembebesan Rakyat, PPR) has slammed the arrest of comrade Suryanta Ginting (a PPR member) by the

July 2011

Malaysia
Democratic Student Front (FMD) – July 1, 2011

Democracy in South-East Asia is currently under attack.

Malaysia
Detik.com – July 1, 2011

Ari Saputra, Jakarta – The Malaysian Embassy in Jakarta has been ‘attacked en masse’ by scores of labour and youth activists condemning the arrest of 30 Malaysian Socialist Party (

May 2011

Indonesia
Yogya Tribune – May 19, 2011

Bakti Buwono Budiastyo, Bantul – Scores of people from Parangkusumo beach in Bantul district, south of the Central Java city of Yogyakarta, besieged the Bantul regent’s office on the early hours of

Malaysia
Detik.com – May 5, 2011

E Mei Amelia R, Jakarta – Indonesian police arrested three Malaysian citizens in relation to the 18th ASEAN Summit in Jakarta on May 7-8.

April 2011

Indonesia
KRjogja.com – April 4, 2011

Yogyakarta – Scores of demonstrators from the North Maluku-Yogyakarta Special Province Student Alliance for Weda held a protest action at the zero point intersection in the heart of the Central Jav