Government & Bureaucracy

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March 2024

CNN Indonesia – March 18, 2024

Jakarta – A number of civil society groups have criticised the move by the government which is planning to allow active Indonesian military (TNI) and police (Polri) officers to fill state civil service (ASN) positions.

News/Indonesia – March 13, 2024

Aryo Putranto Saptohutomo, Jakarta – The government's discourse on involving active members of the TNI-Polri (Indonesian military and police) in filling state civil service (ASN) positions is seen as violating the function and competencies of the two institutions.

October 2023

News/Indonesia – October 6, 2023

Novianti Setuningsih, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has strongly condemned the revisions to the Civil Service Law (UU ASN), which allows active TNI (Indonesian military) and Polri (national police) members to hold civil

August 2022

News/Indonesia – August 6, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan has proposed revising the TNI (Indonesian military) Law so that active TNI officers can hold posts in government ministries and institutions.

June 2022

Suara Jabar – June 1, 2022

Andi Ahmad S – The regent of Cianjur in West Java, Herman Suherman, claims to have received data on exactly which state civil servants (ASN) within the Cianjur regency government have deviant sexual relationships or like the same sex.

September 2021

News/Indonesia – September 30, 2021

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia Executive Director Usman Hamid says that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo cannot just wash his hands of the polemic over the dismissal of 57 Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) employees.

August 2020

CNN Indonesia – August 1, 2020

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia – The Indonesian Public Health Experts Association (IAKMI) has criticised the government for failing to involve professional healthcare organisations in dealing with the corona virus (Covid-19) pandemic.

December 2019

KBR – December 19, 2019

Adi Ahdiat, Jakarta – The government has a responsibility to advance public healthcare, enlighten national life and create social justice.

But in reality, over the last few years provincial governments (Pemprov) have largely spend their budges on the needs of state civil servants (PNS) rather that social assistance for the public.

November 2019

News/Indonesia – November 24, 2019

Bangun Santoso – The secretary of the Islamic-based United Development Party (PPP) faction in the House of Representatives, Achmad Baidowi or Awiek supports the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) ban on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people applying as candidate state civil servants or CPNS.

CNN Indonesia – November 23, 2019

Jakarta – Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Tjahjo Kumolo agrees with the position taken by the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) in rejecting candidate state civil servants (CPNS) that are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT).