Police in Ciputat, South Tangerang have arrested a man accused of raping his 12-year-old stepdaughter, with the abuse reportedly having gone on for several months.
Sexual & Domestic Violence
April 6, 2021
Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan says he's standing firm against sexual harassment at City Hall amid allegations against a high-ranking official.
March 24, 2021
Ryan Dagur – A court in Indonesia has thrown out an appeal by a former Church worker sentenced to a lengthy prison term earlier this year for sexually abusing two altar boys.
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) Speaker Puan Maharani said that the inclusion of the draft bill on sexual violence eradication or RUU PKS in the 2021
March 21, 2021
The trial of a former US priest accused of child abuse in Timor-Leste due to resume tomorrow at the Oecusse Court has been postponed until May 24, according to judicial sources.
Daniel Raventos, Julie Wark – West Papua is often described as "remote", a handy word conveying two meanings: a pristine place for an exotic holiday and too far away for most people to
March 16, 2021
Katharina R. Lestari, Jakarta – Two state agencies in Indonesia have accused police in West Java of dragging their feet in a sexual abuse case involving a "Catholic brother".
March 15, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – The superior of the Society of the Divine Word congregation in Timor-Leste has moved to scotch rumors that ex-priest and self-confessed pedophile Richard Daschbach
March 12, 2021
A 21-year-old man was arrested this week for allegedly killing two women in the span of two weeks, with the suspect confessing to his hatred of women after his arrest.
March 4, 2021
An Indonesian man has been sentenced to five years and six months in prison after he was found guilty of sexually exploiting underage university students for his bondage fetish.
February 27, 2021
Sara Niner – Xanana Gusmao's recent contrived jovial participation in the birthday celebrations of "self-professed" paedophile and defrocked foreign priest Richard Daschbach has shocked
February 25, 2021
Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Police in Indonesia's West Sumatra province have arrested a man on suspicion of raping up to 30 young boys.
February 23, 2021
Oecusse, Timor-Leste – A defrocked American priest went on trial on Tuesday (Feb 23) to face charges he sexually abused young girls at his shelter for orphans and children from impoveri
February 22, 2021
UCA News reporter, Dili – A court in Timor-Leste has started the trial of a self-confessed pedophile American priest who was dismissed from the priesthood by the Vatican on charges of c
Antonio Sampaio, Pante Macassar, Timor-Leste – The fear that has led for years to silence dozens of children, allegedly victims of sexual abuse by a former priest who begins trial today
February 17, 2021
Tsarina Maharani, Jakarta – National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) Deputy Chairperson Mariana Amiruddin says implementing the principle of restorative justice
Ian Lloyd Neubauer – Xanana Gusmao, independence hero and East Timor's former president, has drawn rare condemnation after being accused of whitewashing the crimes of a disgraced Americ
February 10, 2021
Anne Barker – The sons of Timor Leste's former president Xanana Gusmao have expressed their disappointment to the victims of a former priest facing child sexual abuse allegations, after
February 8, 2021
Police in Garut, West Java have arrested a man suspected of brutally murdering his girlfriend due to jealousy.
February 4, 2021
Online marketplace giant Shopee apologized after coming under fire over a controversial paid post that made fun of sexual harassment victims, which prompted netizens to trend #Uninstall
January 30, 2021
Pacific Media Watch – The Timorese Episcopal Conference has called on the entire Catholic community in Timor-Leste to accept and respect Pope Francis' decision to expel an American accu
January 9, 2021
Max Walden – Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo recently signed off on chemically castrating and naming perpetrators of sexual violence against children.
January 5, 2021
Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia Media and Campaign Manager Nurina Savitri has highlighted Government Regulation Number 70/2020 which was recently signed by Presid
January 4, 2021
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Convicted child molesters will undergo chemical castration as an additional punishment under a new government regulation signed by President Joko "Jokowi"
December 31, 2020
Haryanti Puspa Sar, Jakarta – The Anti-Sexual Violence Civil Society Coalition (Kompaks) says that the distribution of intimate video content involving singer and actor Gisella 'Gisel'