Parliament & Legislation

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April 2024

CNN Indonesia – April 4, 2024

Jakarta – A civil society coalition named the Jakarta Concerned Council Coalition is asking the government to revoke the recently enacted Jakarta Special Region (DKJ) Law. They consider that the legislative product is only to facilitate the interests of elite investors.

January 2024

Jawa Pos – January 5, 2024

Muhammad Ridwan – On Tuesday January 2, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo signed Law Number 1/2024 on the Second Amendment to Law Number 11/2008 on Information and Electronic Transactions (ITE). However the revisions to the law are still seen as containing problems.

December 2023

News/Indonesia – December 5, 2023

Denty Piawai Nastitie, Jakarta – Criticism from civil society groups has accompanied agreement by the House of Representatives (DPR) to ratify revisions to the Information and Electronic Transaction (ITE) Law.

October 2023

CNN Indonesia – October 5, 2023

Jakarta – Article 42 in the recently enacted revisions to the State Capital Law (IKN Law) has been criticised for confusing the legal structure and conflicting with a number of existing regulations and laws. Such articles are known as "Sapu Jagat" articles, or all encompassing articles.

Analysis/Indonesia – October 3, 2023

Sabrina Asril, Jakarta – A House of Representatives (DPR) plenary meeting on Thursday September 29, 2022, agreed to remove Constitutional Court (MK) justice Aswanto, even though his tenure was not due to end until 2029.

CNN Indonesia – October 2, 2023

Hundreds of workers held a demonstration near the Arjuna Wiwaha or Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Monday October 2 to coincide with a Constitutional Court (MK) ruling on a judicial review of the Omnibus Law on Job Creation.

August 2023

CNN Indonesia – August 14, 2023

Jakarta – As many as 30 people from the Domestic Workers Alliance (PRT Alliance) began a hunger strike in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Jakarta on Monday August 14.

July 2023

News/Indonesia – July 31, 2023

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – A Kompas Research and Development (Litbang Kompas) survey in July shows that the majority of respondents do not agree with extending village heads' terms in office to nine years.

News/Indonesia – July 13, 2023

Tatang Guritno and Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The endless delays at the House of Representatives (DPR) in starting discussions on the Draft Law on the Seizure of Criminal Assets is believed to because of fears that the bill could come back at them and ensnare

KBR – July 12, 2023

Wahyu Setiawan, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition says that the revisions to the Information and Electronic Transaction (ITE) Law are undemocratic.