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March 15, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freeport & MIFEE Food Estate
Jakarta Post - March 15, 2019

Jakarta – The government has told the administrations of Papua province and Mimika regency to establish a region-owned enterprise (BUMD) to hold the 10 percent combined shares they wer

News ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Radio New Zealand International - March 15, 2019

The UN Human Rights Council has heard that at least 2000 Papuans have been displaced by escalating violence in Indonesia's Nduga regency.

News ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Radio New Zealand International - March 15, 2019

A new US government report has found West Papuans continue to face violence, politically-motivated detentions and threats in Indonesia.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Political Parties & Elections
Detik News - March 15, 2019

Lisye Sri Rahayu, Jakarta – Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is known to hold land use rights (HGU) over thousands of hectares of land in Aceh and East Kalimantan.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Protests & Popular Resistance
Jakarta Post - March 15, 2019

Jakarta – Protesting residents of Burangkeng village in Bekasi, West Java, have closed access to a nearby waste disposal (TPA) site for 10 days, demanding the local administration pay

News ›› Indonesia ›› Religion & Identity Politics
New Mandala - March 15, 2019

Azis Anwar Fachrudin – In the aftermath of Jakarta's 2017 gubernatorial election, it seemed that Indonesia's Islamists would be more solid than ever in their support for Prabowo Subian

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Coconuts Jakarta - March 15, 2019

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) this morning arrested United Development Party (PPP) Chairman Romahurmuziy, popularly known as Rommy, in what may be the anti-corruption bod

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Post - March 15, 2019

Nurul Fitri Ramadhani, Jakarta – Indonesian religious organizations have called on the people of Indonesia, which is home to the world's largest Muslim population, to avoid provocation

News ›› Indonesia ›› Political Parties & Elections
Jakarta Post - March 15, 2019

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News ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
SBS News - March 15, 2019

Tom Stayner – West Papuan Victor Yeimo has given testimony to the UN Human Rights Council alleging more than 2000 people have fled violence in his homelands.

March 14, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Tempo - March 14, 2019

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan claimed that the current user of public transportation in the capital city declined to only 23 percent or a quarter of th

News ›› Indonesia ›› Farming & Agriculture
Tempo - March 14, 2019

Koran Tempo, Jakarta – Iriana Ekasari, Head of the Indonesian Tea Council's Internal and Foreign Affairs Division, said tea production has continued to decline since 2007.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Women's Rights & Gender
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019
Ati Nurbaiti, Jakarta – A little over a month is left for the presidential and legislative election campaigns, with women candidates facing even harder challenges than those in the 2014 el
News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Police in Langkat regency, North Sumatra, are investigating a case that claims 23 students of a madrasah (Islamic school) in Serapuh ABC village, Padang Tualan

News ›› Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019

Gabung Nugroho Adi, Klaten – The Klaten Police arrested five people last Friday for allegedly running an online abortion clinic in Ceper, Klaten, Central Java.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Abductions & Extra-Judicial Killings
CNN Indonesia - March 14, 2019

Jakarta – The younger brother of missing radical street poet and labour activist Wiji Thukul, Wahyu Susilo, is urging presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto to go to the National Human

News ›› Indonesia ›› Abductions & Extra-Judicial Killings
CNN Indonesia - March 14, 2019

Jakarta – Dionysius Utomo Rahardjo, the father of pro-democracy activist Petrus Bima Anugrah who was abducted in 1998 for challenging Suharto's New Order regime, is pessimistic that Pr

News ›› Indonesia ›› Farming & Agriculture
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019

Apriadi Gunawan, Jakarta – North Sumatra has suffered a sharp decline in its cabbage exports over the past two years, but is trying to revive exports of the produce with assistance fro

News ›› West Papua ›› OPM & Armed Resistance
Tempo - March 14, 2019

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News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - March 14, 2019

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The police's joint team specially formed to solve the case of Novel Baswedan said that the investigation was still afoot, and so it could not publish anything

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019

Yogyakarta –A well-publicized case of sexual abuse in Gadjah Mada University often referred to as Agni's case, in reference to the survivor's pseudonym, has opened a public discussion

News ›› Indonesia ›› Civil Service & Bureaucracy
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019

Marguerite Afra Sapiie, Jakarta – As part of bureaucratic reform efforts, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has urged President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to start "rightsizing" th

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019

Jakarta – While the government stated last week that it would soon issue a new regulation on low-emission incentives to boost the development of electric vehicles, it seems the process

News ›› Indonesia ›› Mining & Energy
Voice of America - March 14, 2019

Amanda Siddharta, Jakarta – The collapse of an unlicensed gold mine in Indonesia this month is renewing attention on illegal mining in the country, which authorities say often overlook

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - March 14, 2019

An Indonesian man running as a regional legislative candidate for the Islam-based Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) is now running from the law after grave accusations of sexual abuse inv