Halida Bunga, Jakarta – National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) conveyed three recommendations to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo as supports and evaluations of the government'
Human Rights & Justice
November 29, 2019
November 20, 2019
Ika Ningtyas, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) Chairman, Ahmad Taufan Damanik, said that there are not enough regional governments in the district or city
November 19, 2019
Eva Safitri, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud Md says that cases of human rights (HAM) violations are still being used as a political com
November 18, 2019
Benny Mawel, Jayapura – The Papuan People's Assembly (MRP) has reiterated its reluctance to Jakarta's plan to establish new provinces in Papua, saying the administration of President J
November 15, 2019
Dian Kurniati, Jakarta – The Presidential Palace has confirmed that it plans to revive the law on a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (KKR) which was annulled by the Constitutional C
November 14, 2019
November 13, 2019
Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – A group of students from the Semanggi Student Action Front held a commemoration marking 21 years since the Semanggi I tragedy.
November 8, 2019
Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) has criticised remarks by the new Attorney General ST Burhanuddin when he explained the obstacles to resolving cases of past
November 6, 2019
Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – Indonesia and Norway are stepping up their commitment to continuing bilateral discussions on human rights, through which both sides seek to leverage more co
October 30, 2019
Wahyu Setiawan, Valda Kustarini, Jakarta – Amnesty International believes that resolving cases of human rights violations in Papua is more important than creating a new province.
October 29, 2019
President Jokowi has made another trip to West Papua, treating it as a holiday home whilst the Indonesian military kill and torture us like animals.
October 28, 2019
Muhammad Zulfikar, Rakhmat Ramadha, Valentine Dimas Permadi – Indonesia won a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council this month, elected for a 2020-22 term, having received th
Victor Mambor Jayapura – Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo visited Papua province Monday to inspect destruction from an anti-Jakarta riot that killed dozens of people last mont
October 26, 2019
Fikri Arigi, Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Mahfud Md, ensured that there will be discussion on the efforts to settle past huma
Olivia Tasevski – Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo this week announced his new cabinet – most notably appointing his rival at both the 2014 and 2019 elections and former milit
October 25, 2019
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Dozens of human rights activists gathered to protest President Joko Widodo's decision in naming archrival Prabowo Subianto as Minister of Defense.
Valda Kustarini, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has appointed constructional law expert Mahfud MD as the new Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs (M
Kevin Candra, Lea Citra, Jakarta – Newly appointed Attorney General (AG) Sanitiar Burhanuddin has promised to make past human rights (HAM) cases a priority during his first 100 days in
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – A number of human rights activists expressed pessimism for newly sworn-in Coordinating Minister of Politics, Law, and Human Rights Mahfud MD in solving past hu
October 24, 2019
An Indonesian lawyer being pursued by the state has won a human rights award for shining "a light on violations of the rights" of West Papuans.
October 23, 2019
Reza Gunadha, Eleonora Padmasta Ekaristi Wijana – Lawyer and human rights activist Veronica Koman has been awarded the Sir Ronald Wilson Human Rights Award by the Australian Council fo
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) has awarded the Sir Ronald Wilson Human Rights Award to Indonesian lawyer and human rights defender Veronica Koman for her
Tasha Wibawa – An outspoken lawyer wanted by Indonesian police has won a prestigious Australian human rights award for her work in exposing alleged human rights violations in West Papu
October 22, 2019
Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – Human rights activists have lambasted President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo for failing to address human rights issues in his inauguration speech on Sunday, poin
Halida Bunga, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Institute (YLBHI) executive director, Asfinawati, said that the government will truly be insensitive toward human rights violations if