Police & Law Enforcement

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July 2024

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – July 11, 2024

Nirmala Maulana Achmad, Aryo Putranto Saptohutomo, Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Director Muhammad Isnur has questioned why a Presidential Letter (Surpres) on the Draft National Police Law (RUU Polri) has been issued before a problem inventory list (DIM) has been dr

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – July 1, 2024

Singgih Wiryono, Krisiandi, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has issued recommendations for improvements to the National Police on the institution's 78th anniversary or Bhayangkara Day commemorations on Monday July 1.

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – July 1, 2024

Novianti Setuningsih, Jakarta – Commemorating the 78th anniversary of the National Police or Bhayangkara Day, Institute for Security and Strategic Studies (ISESS) police observer Bambang Rukminto has highlighted the huge amount of authority held by the Indonesian National Police (

June 2024

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – June 30, 2024

Adhyasta Dirgantara, Ambaranie Nadia Kemala Movanita, Jakarta – The Civil Society Alliance for Police Reform held a demonstration to reject revisions to the National Police Law (UU Polri) on Car Free Day (CFD) in Central Jakarta on Sunday June 30.

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Kompas.com – June 28, 2024

Erwina Rachmi Puspapertiwi, Ahmad Naufal Dzulfaroh – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) and the Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) say that the police are the state institution that is most reported for committing torture.

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Kompas.com – June 2, 2024

Ambaranie Nadia Kemala Movanita, Jakarta – The proposal to give the authority to the National Police to block content and slow down internet access is considered to violate citizens' rights in the digital world.

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Kompas.com – June 2, 2024

Ambaranie Nadia Kemala Movanita, Jakarta – The Institute for Public Research and Advocacy (ELSAM) has criticised the plan to give police the authority to conduct wiretaps, which is included in the revisions to the National Police Law (UU Polri).

May 2024

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – May 29, 2024

Jakarta – On Tuesday May 28 the House of Representatives (DPR) officially approved a draft law on the third amendment to Law Number 3/2002 on the National Police (Polri) as an initiative proposed by the DPR.

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Kompas.com – May 1, 2024

Icha Rastika, Jakarta – National police chief (Kapolri) General Listyo Sigit Prabowo has appointed Confederation of the All-Indonesian Workers Union (KSPSI) President Andi Gani Nena Wea national police special staff for labour affairs.

November 2023

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – November 23, 2023

Jakarta – The vice presidential candidate running under the number 2 electoral ticket, Mahfud MD, claims he often receives complaints from businesspeople over their difficulties investing in Indonesia because there is no legal certainty.