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Arbitrary Arrest & Detention

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October 14, 2020

September 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 25, 2020

Jakarta – The Makassar Police have arrested 20 people who staged a protest in front of the South Sulawesi Legislative Council building in Makassar to mark 2020 National Farmer's Day on

Radio New Zealand - September 25, 2020

There are reports from West Papua that Indonesian police have arrested about 200 demonstrators at different locations across Nabire regency.

CNN Indonesia - September 25, 2020

Jakarta – The Agrarian Reform National Committee (KNPA) says that at least 49 protesters were arrested and are still being held by police around the country following peaceful commemora

August 16, 2020

April 27, 2020

CNN Indonesia - April 27, 2020

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia is calling for the release of 13 South Maluku Republic (RMS) activists who were arrested for commemorating the anniversary of the separatist g

April 23, 2020

CNN Indonesia - April 23, 2020

Jakarta – Three students have been declared suspects after spray painting graffiti on several walls in the East Java city of Malang reading "Tegalrejo in Motion" and calling for resist

Jakarta Post - April 23, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Three student activists in Malang, East Java, have been arrested for alleged vandalism with the intention of provoking the public.

Coconuts Jakarta - April 23, 2020

Rights groups in Indonesia are demanding the release of Ravio Patra, a human rights activist and outspoken critic of the government, who was reportedly arrested for inciting violence d

April 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 14, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – The Jakarta Police have launched an investigation into a so-called anarcho-syndicalist group, which they claim has committed acts of vandalism and provo

February 25, 2020

Tabloid JUBI - February 25, 2020

Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura – The Jayapura District Court found guilty six defendants involved in a mass riot following the anti-racism protests in Papua on 29 August 2019.

December 9, 2019

Tabloid JUBI - December 9, 2019

Victor Mambor, Jayapura – Around 112 people were arrested by police in several towns of Papua and Papua Barat provinces within a week ahead to 1 December 2019 under the treason article

December 5, 2019

Tabloid JUBI - December 5, 2019

Victor Mambor, Jayapura – Four students were taken to Abepura Police station while attending Mass at Gembala Baik Catholic Church, Abepura on Sunday (1/12/2019).

December 2, 2019

Antara News - December 2, 2019

Evarukdijati, Rahmad Nasution, Jayapura – Four youths in Abepura Sub-district, Jayapura, Papua, were apprehended, Sunday, over motifs of Bintang Kejora (Morning Star) flag painted over

Tabloid JUBI - December 2, 2019

Ans K, Merauke – Merauke Regional Police arrested four residents who were referred to as sympathizers of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB).

December 1, 2019

CNN Indonesia - December 1, 2019

Jakarta – The Jayapura district police (Polres) have arrested 34 people for allegedly planning to celebrate the Free Papua Movement's (OPM) anniversary on Sunday December 1.

November 30, 2019

Tabloid JUBI - November 30, 2019

Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura – Emanuel Gobay, the Director of LBH Papua, said Ricky was arrested and detained by police for painting the 16 square meters of Morning Star pattern on the wall

November 27, 2019

Tempo - November 27, 2019

Hans Arnold Kapisa, Jakarta – A joint police team in Manokwari, West Papua, reportedly arrested eight locals who are believed to be involved in the preparation of an illegal commemorat

November 14, 2019

Jakarta Post - November 14, 2019

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – Four students detained by police in antiracism protests that turned violent in Wamena and Timika, Papua, in September have been released because they are under

November 8, 2019

Jakarta Post - November 8, 2019

Jakarta – A man was arrested for a crime he did not commit in Cengkareng, West Jakarta and the incident was recorded by a CCTV camera, the footage of which went viral on social media.

October 14, 2019

Tempo - October 14, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – The National Police (Polri) are urged to reveal the actual identities of the people who are currently still under arrest following the students' protests at the end

October 4, 2019

Jakarta Post - October 4, 2019

Jakarta – The National Police arrested 1,489 people during a series of student protests in Jakarta and intend to prosecute 380 of them.

October 3, 2019

Tempo - October 3, 2019

Syailendra Persada, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) opined that torture and other ill-treatment committed by the police against people in

October 1, 2019

Tempo - October 1, 2019

Meidyana Aditama Winata, Jakarta (Antara) – The Metro Jaya Police announced that it plans to subpoena Ananda Badudu for his statement on how police conducted its investigation on arrest

September 28, 2019

CNN Indonesia - September 28, 2019

Jakarta – Journalist, filmmaker and founder of the production house Watchdoc, Dandhy Dwi Laksono, was arrested by police on charges of violating Article 28 Paragraph (2) of the Electro