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September 15, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Independence & Self-Determination
Malaysia Kini - September 15, 2019

Indonesia has told the United Nations that it has no intention of giving in to the demands of protesters for a referendum to be held in its troubled province of West Papua.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Sydney Morning Herald - September 15, 2019

James Massola, Amilia Rosa and Karuni Rompies, Balikpapan – When Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced the country's capital city was moving from Jakarta to East Kalimantan, it ki

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
CNN Indonesia - September 15, 2019

Jakarta – Protesters have admitted that they were promised money if they took part in enlivening a protest action critical of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) in front of th

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 15, 2019

Linda Yulisman in Jakarta and Trinna Leong Malaysia in Putrajaya – The Indonesian government yesterday vowed to impose criminal charges on companies, as the authorities sealed off more

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 15, 2019

Working around the clock, thousands of firefighters are struggling to contain smog-belching blazes raging across rainforests and farmland in Indonesia, one of the frontlines against fi

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Detik News - September 15, 2019

Nur Azizah Rizki Astuti, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) is urging the House of Representatives (DPR) to immediately ratify the Draft Law

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
South China Morning Post - September 15, 2019

Singapore's air quality deteriorated to "unhealthy" levels on Saturday for the first time in three years, data from the National Environment Agency (NEA) showed, threatening to deepen

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Sydney Morning Herald - September 15, 2019

Karen Barlow, Jakarta – The thick, hot smog and its accompanying dangers never seem to go away.

It is this city's state of being.

It is a blanket without comfort.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Jakarta Globe - September 15, 2019

Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Aviation and shipping activities in and around the islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan were severely impacted by haze caused by forest fires over the weekend, w

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - September 15, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Tens of people staged a rally outside the West Sumatra Provincial Legislative Assembly (DPRD) building on Friday, calling on the central government to endorse the re

September 14, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 14, 2019

With fierce blazes raging in jungles from the Amazon to Indonesia, concerns are mounting about the impact as rainforests play a vital role in protecting the planet against global warmi

News ›› West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
CNN Indonesia - September 14, 2019

Jakarta – Two international non-government organisations (NGOs), namely the Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) from Holland and the Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) from Canada, have written

News ›› West Papua ›› Riots & Attacks on Authority
The Australian - September 14, 2019

Amanda Hodge and Chandni Vasandani in Jayapura and Papua – In streets heavily secured by fresh contingents of Indonesian police and soldiers this week, those hit by recent violent prot

News ›› West Papua ›› Peace Talks & Dialogue with Jakarta
CNN Indonesia - September 14, 2019

Jakarta – Around 20 Papuan students from the Javanese cities of Bandung, Malang and Yogyakarta have met with the family of former president Abdurrahman "Gus Dur" Wahid to discuss the c

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Tempo - September 14, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Environment and Forestry Ministry has sealed off 42 lands owned by corporate and one land owned by individual regarding the prevention and control of land and forest

News ›› West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
CNN Indonesia - September 14, 2019

Jakarta – Papua Student Alliance (AMP) lawyer Veronica Koman has finally spoken out about being declared a suspect by the East Java provincial police for inciting an incident at the Pa

September 13, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Reuters - September 13, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko Widodo told Indonesians on Friday he would not compromise in the fight against graft, amid concerns over the officer picked to head the anti-corruption agency

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Jakarta Globe - September 13, 2019

Beritasatu Team & Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Despite objections from its own staff, former South Sumatra Police chief Insp. Gen.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Jakarta Post - September 13, 2019

Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – A riot broke out in front of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) in Jakarta as protesters in support of the KPK law revision burned banners and threw

News ›› West Papua ›› Peace Talks & Dialogue with Jakarta
KBR - September 13, 2019

Wahyu Setiawan, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that the meeting between President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and scores of Papuan figures

News ›› Indonesia ›› Marriage & The Family
Straits Times - September 13, 2019

Kuala Lumpur (Reuters) – Indonesia moved closer to ending child marriage on Friday (Sept 13) after the government secured a key nod paving the way to raise the age for girls to wed in

News ›› Indonesia ›› Parliament & Legislation
Tempo - September 13, 2019

Gangsar Parikesit, Jakarta – The Jakarta administration has reportedly allocated Rp166.91 billion into its 2020 budget priorities (KUA-PPAS) for Jakarta Legislative Council (DPRD) memb

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - September 13, 2019

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – There is something notably different on the official website of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Friday, September 13.

News ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Jakarta Globe - September 13, 2019

Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Indonesia restated the progress it has made on human rights, especially in dealing with the security situation in Papua, during a meeting at the United Nations Of

News ›› East Timor ›› People & Places
The Guardian - September 13, 2019

Kate Lyons – The first president of Timor Leste has paid a touching visit to the bedside of the Indonesian president who granted the region a referendum on independence in 1999, before