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November 23, 2022

Jakarta Globe - November 23, 2022

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Wednesday notified the House of Representatives of his pick for the successor of Armed Forces Commander General Andika Perkasa who will retir

October 18, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - October 18, 2022

Jakarta – With the current Indonesian Military (TNI) chief, Gen. Andika Perkasa, reaching his retirement age on Dec.

October 7, 2022

The Strategist - October 7, 2022

David Engel – The Indonesian government's announcement on 27 September of its agreed 2023 defence budgetary allocation leaves Indonesia no closer to having a military capable of wieldin

October 6, 2022

Fulcrum - October 6, 2022

Made Supriatma – A personal spat between two four-star generals spilling into the open has raised questions about military professionalism and elite politics in Indonesia.

October 4, 2022

Suara - October 4, 2022

Bangun Santoso – In the lead up to the 77thy anniversary of the Indonesian military (TNI) which falls on October 5, the Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras)

October 3, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 3, 2022

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has reportedly moved to select the new Indonesian Military (TNI) chief as the current commander, Gen.

September 17, 2022

Jakarta Post - September 17, 2022

Kornelius Purba, Jakarta – As the supreme commander of the Indonesian Military (TNI), President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo should reprimand TNI chief Gen.

September 15, 2022

Jakarta Globe - September 15, 2022

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – House of Representatives member Effendi Simbolon has apologized to the Indonesian Military (TNI) for comparing soldiers with gang members during a recent hearin

September 14, 2022

Jakarta Post - September 14, 2022

Jakarta – Senior lawmaker Effendi Simbolon issued an apology on Wednesday after calling the Indonesian Military (TNI) a "mob" during a hearing earlier this month of House of Representat

September 12, 2022

Tempo - September 12, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) Commander General Andika Perkasa has called for a thorough evaluation of its entire aircraft fleet following the crash involving one

August 17, 2022

Jakarta Post - August 17, 2022

Wahyoe Boediwardhana, Surabaya – The Navy took possession of the second of three hospital ships, the KRI Dr Rajiman Wedyodiningrat-992 in Surabaya, East Java, on Monday, after it was ha

August 8, 2022

Kompas.com - August 8, 2022

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that the discourse on active TNI (Indonesian military) officers holding positi

Kompas.com - August 8, 2022

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – A proposal by Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan that active TNI (Indonesian military) officers be allowe

August 6, 2022

Kompas.com - August 6, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan has proposed revising the TNI (Indonesian military) Law so that active TNI o

July 29, 2022

Tempo - July 29, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – An Indonesian Army (TNI AD) soldier was shot when the police dispersed the people visiting the Dekai Police Station, Yahukimo Regency, Papua.

July 19, 2022

Jakarta Globe - July 19, 2022

Beritasatu, Jakarta – A military jet trainer crashed during a training session in the Central Java town of Blora on Monday evening and instantly killed its pilot, the Air Force said on

June 24, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - June 24, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – The Papuan Institute for Human Rights Studies and Advocacy (ELSHAM) in a press release said Papua was like a constant battlefield, plagued by conflict since it became p

June 8, 2022

Benar News - June 8, 2022

Victor Mambor, Jayapura, Indonesia – Activists say authorities should investigate who dropped mortar shells from the sky on eight villages in Indonesia's rebellious Papua region during

June 6, 2022

UCA News - June 6, 2022

By UCA News reporter, Jakarta – Human rights activists including Christians have urged the Indonesian government to explain the use of mortars during airstrikes in Papua as alleg

May 27, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - May 27, 2022

Jakarta, Jubi – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) regrets the deployment of hundreds of personnel from the Police's Mobile Brigade and the Indonesian Military (TNI) f

March 7, 2022

CNN Indonesia - March 7, 2022

Jakarta – Scores of Papuan activists held a protest action in front of the Army Strategic Reserves Command (Green Berets) headquarters in Gambir, Central Jakarta, on Monday March 7.

March 4, 2022

Tempo - March 4, 2022

Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – Indonesian Air Force Chief of Staff (KASAU) Air Chief Marshal Fadjar Prasetyo on Friday announced that the new capital of Nusantara will have its own air defe

February 25, 2022

Fulcrum - February 25, 2022

Made Supriatma – The Indonesian military has proposed a 'softer' and more 'humanistic' approach in dealing with the restive security situation in Papua.

February 15, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - February 15, 2022

Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura, Jubi – The head of the Somatua Intan Jaya Independent Student Community, Feri Belau, asked the Indonesian Military (TNI) to immediately withdraw its troops from

February 11, 2022

Jakarta Post - February 11, 2022

Kornelius Purba, Jakarta – The Constitutional Court may have faced great pressure when hearing a lawsuit filed against the 2004 Indonesian Military (TNI) Law, which if granted will incr

February 8, 2022

Jakarta Post - February 8, 2022

Yerica Lai, Jakarta – Indonesian military (TNI) chief Gen.

February 7, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - February 7, 2022

Yance Wenda, Sentani, Jubi – A member of the Papuan People's Assembly's (MRP) Customary Working Group, Engelbertus Kasipmabin, said the deployment of the Indonesian Military (TNI) and p

Jakarta Post Editorial - February 7, 2022

Jakarta – Recently appointed Indonesian Military (TNI) commander Gen.

January 25, 2022

Antara News - January 25, 2022

Imam B, Rahmad Nasution, Jakarta – Indonesian Military (TNI) Commander, General Andika Perkasa, shared information on strategic changes in the handling of problems in Papua and West Pap

January 23, 2022

The National Interest - January 23, 2022

Donald Greenlees – On 22 February, the Indonesian Survey Institute published the results of a poll that rated Minister of Defence Prabowo Subianto as the top performer among President J

January 19, 2022

Tempo - January 19, 2022

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Indonesian Police and TNI Army deployed 1,925 personnel to Papua for the 2022 Cartenz Peace Operation.

January 13, 2022

UCA News - January 13, 2022

Jakarta – One day in 1969, not long after it was decided Papua was to become part of Indonesia, Yones Douw's family were forced to flee from security forces.

January 5, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - January 5, 2022

Yuliana Lantipo, Timika, Jubi – Lawmaker of the Papuan Legislative Council Feryana Wakerkwa appreciates the performance of the security forces in Sinak District, Puncak Regency, Papua.

Tabloid JUBI - January 5, 2022

Jakarta, Jubi – Indonesian Military (TNI) commander Gen.

December 18, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - December 18, 2021

Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist – Armed conflict in West Papua continues to claim lives, displace tens of thousands of people and cause resentment at Indonesian rule.

December 15, 2021

December 9, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - December 9, 2021

Benny Mawel, Jayapura, Jubi – The Papuan Church Council on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, for the umpteenth time, asked President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to fulfill his promise to seek a pea

December 5, 2021

Jakarta Globe - December 5, 2021

Surabaya – The Navy received the fifth Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) fully built by state-owned shipbuilding company PAL Indonesia in the East Java capital of Surabaya on Sunday.

December 2, 2021

Antara News - December 2, 2021

Evarukdijati, Rahmad Nasution, Jayapura, Papua – Indonesian Military (TNI) Commander General Andika Perkasa has pledged to emphasize "social communication" to deal with Papuan groups wh

November 26, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - November 26, 2021

Benny Mawel, Jayapura, Jubi – The Papuan Church Council conveyed on Thursday, Nov.

November 24, 2021

Suara Papua - November 24, 2021

Arnold Belau, Jayapura – On November 15 the Papua Institute for Human Rights Studies and Advocacy (ELSHAM Papua) sent an open letter to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo expressing concern

Fulcrum - November 24, 2021

Made Supriatma – The latest leadership reshuffle in the TNI reflects President Jokowi's desire to ensure he has loyalists at the helm, as political jockeying intensifies in Indonesia.

November 23, 2021

Fulcrum - November 23, 2021

Aristyo Rizka Darmawan – The newly-appointed commander of the Indonesian military has an army background.

Antara News - November 23, 2021

Evarianus Supar, Nabil Ihsan, Timika, Papua – Indonesian Army (TNI AD) Chief of Staff General Dudung Abdurachman reminded troops stationed in Papua to be endearing towards Papuans and p

November 19, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - November 19, 2021

Benny Mawel, Jayapura, Jubi – Two residents of Serambakon District, Bintang Mountains Regency have been reported missing since May 18, 2021. They have not been found to date.

UCA News - November 19, 2021

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – A Catholic organization has joined advocacy groups in calling on Indonesia's new army chief to change the military's way of dealing with problems in Papua by prior

November 12, 2021

Suara Papua - November 12, 2021

Atamus Kepno, Jayapura – One hundred and ninety-four Catholic leaders from across Papua have explicitly called for an end to military operations in Papua.

November 9, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - November 9, 2021

Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura – The Civil Society Coalition has challenged newly appointed Indonesian Military (TNI) commander Gen.

November 8, 2021

Jakarta Globe - November 8, 2021

Jakarta – The House of Representatives accepted the nomination of Andika Perkasa as the new military chief during a plenary session on Monday, the same day when outgoing commander Hadi

November 7, 2021

Antara News - November 7, 2021

Putu Savitri, Fadhli Ruhman – On Wednesday, House of Representatives (DPR) Speaker Puan Maharani said that the parliament had received a Presidential letter proposing a single candidate