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Criminal Justice & Legal System

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July 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 24, 2020

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

July 19, 2020

July 15, 2020

July 14, 2020

Suara Papua (English) - July 14, 2020

Arnold Belau, Jayapura – Surya Anta revealed the rot behind Indonesian prisons.

July 13, 2020

CNN Indonesia - 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

Jakarta Post - July 13, 2020

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.

CNN Indonesia - July 13, 2020

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

Straits Times - 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 Post - 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 Post - 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

Tempo - 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 Post - 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.

Jakarta Post - May 26, 2020

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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Channel News Asia - 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

The Guardian - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - April 16, 2020

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

Jakarta Post - 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

Al Jazeera - 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

Jakarta Post - 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