Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – The Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) has urged the government to reassess the Juvenile Justice System Law as the vast majority of underage off
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July 14, 2020
Arnold Belau, Jayapura – Surya Anta revealed the rot behind Indonesian prisons.
July 13, 2020
Jakarta – Papuan activists and former political prisoner (tapol) Surya Anta has revealed that his first upload from a series of tweets (thread) on conditions at the Salemba prison in C
Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – The Judicial Commission (KY) began its search for a new Supreme Court justice and eight ad hoc judges on Friday, amid the COVID-19 outbreak in Indonesia.
Jakarta – Papua activist Surya Anta was released from prison in August after serving a nine-month sentence for makar (treason, subversion, rebellion).
July 9, 2020
Jakarta – No wonder many people have dubbed fugitive tycoon Djoko Sugiharto Tjandra "Joker" as he has turned the Indonesian justice system into a laughing stock.
June 25, 2020
Jakarta – Death row inmates Aulia Kesuma and her son, Geovanni Kelvin, who were found guilty of soliciting the murders of Aulia's husband and stepson, are seeking to avoid the death pe
June 4, 2020
Jakarta – A 31-year-old woman in Tandun district, Rokan Hulu regency, Riau was sentenced to seven days in jail and a two-month probation period after having been found guilty of steali
May 30, 2020
Jakarta – Senayan has approved the proposal to revise the Constitutional Court Law. There is no urgent need to do so.
May 26, 2020
Jakarta – National Police spokesperson Ahmad Ramadhan has said that 135 prisoners, who were released early in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, are back to committing crimes.
Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – Law enforcement agencies must look at alternatives to detaining criminal suspects and defendants to aid efforts to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks in the country's
May 17, 2020
Ramadani Saputra, Jakarta – A young couple from Cikupa, Banten identified only as R and M experienced what could be considered the worst night of their lives in November 2017.
May 13, 2020
May 11, 2020
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The Law and Human Rights Ministry's Corrections Directorate General has recorded a decrease in prison overcrowding following the early release of prisoners and
May 10, 2020
Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – As the head of security at Jakarta's overcrowded Cipinang penitentiary, Wisnu Hani Putranto spends his days inspecting the prison way past his shift from 8am ti
April 29, 2020
Febriana Firdaus – It has been two months since Andi Rizky last saw her uncle Jimmy, a drug offender in Cilegon Prison, Banten province, in person.
April 27, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly is being sued by civil society groups in Surakarta, Central Java, over his decision to give early release or
April 20, 2020
Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – As the COVID-19 epidemic in Indonesia shows no signs of easing, two of the country's highest courts, the Supreme Court (MA) and the Constitutional Court (MK),
April 16, 2020
Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – After being released to help prevent COVID-19 transmission in the country's overcrowded prisons, a dozen inmates have found themselves incarcerated again for r
Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – The newly proposed regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) on COVID-19 pandemic response has fueled anger among civil groups who fear it would lead to budget misapp
April 14, 2020
Agustinus Hari, Manado – A riot that broke out at Manado Penitentiary in North Sulawesi over the weekend has killed one inmate, while another has been hospitalized after being shot by
April 12, 2020
Manado, Indonesia – A riot in a prison in Indonesia's North Sulawesi province where at least one guard is reportedly exhibiting COVID-19-like symptoms has highlighted the risk posed by
April 10, 2020
Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – After introducing a contentious omnibus bill that seeks to cut through red tape, the administration of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has found itself under sc