Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – A defrocked priest in Timor-Leste on trial for sexual abuse has been accused of threatening to kill the lawyer of his alleged victims.
Sexual & Domestic Violence
July 14, 2021
Chris Barrett, Singapore – A defrocked Catholic priest accused of systematic child abuse in East Timor has been reported to police for allegedly threatening to kill the human rights law
July 6, 2021
Police in Boyolali, Central Java is pursuing an impostor clinic worker who has been asking women for nudes with the pretense of medical evaluation after they received their COVID-19 jab
June 29, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Police have arrested a 56-year-old man in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province for allegedly raping a child inside a Catholic church.
June 26, 2021
Chris Ray – Nona was born in a dirt-floor hut in a East Timor highland village, where hungry children grow up stunted and wise men see omens in the flight of birds.
June 23, 2021
The heinous case of a police officer who allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl while she was at a police station in North Maluku has led to renewed calls to pass the sexual violence eradic
June 11, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – The sex abuse trial of an ex-priest in Timor-Leste has been put on hold for a fifth time after a bid to hold the hearing by video link was stopped due to "technica
June 10, 2021
The Witness and Protection Agency (LPSK) says it's offering legal protection to an alleged sexual harassment victim, who publicly came forward this week to say she was assaulted by a ce
June 9, 2021
A religious figure in Bali has been sentenced to four years and six months in prison after he was found guilty of sexual assault.
June 8, 2021
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The North Jakarta Police arrested a teacher of religious studies identified as Heru Sucianto (58) for child molestation against five of his students in Pe
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – A court in Timor-Leste has decided to conduct proceedings against an American ex-priest accused of child abuse by video conference after he failed to appear for th
June 7, 2021
Chris Barrett, Singapore – The road up to the village of Kutet in East Timor's western enclave of Oecusse is so rough that most highlanders walk the jungle trail when they need to visit
May 29, 2021
Jakarta – The person allegedly responsible for a sexual offense in Jombang intimidated the victim and her supporters. A sexual violence eradication law is needed.
May 27, 2021
Chris Barrett, Singapore – There have been three flights from Dili to Oecusse in the past month as well as one ferry trip.
Update: The father of the victim has wholeheartedly rejected the idea of his daughter marrying his rapist, instead hoping that the suspect gets the harshest punishment available.
May 26, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Lawyers for alleged victims in a sexual abuse case involving an ex-priest in Timor-Leste are to lodge an official complaint against officials at a district court w
May 25, 2021
The arrest of an alleged breast groper in Jakarta has sparked a discussion on the trivialization of sexual harassment in Indonesia, with netizens coming forward to share stories about t
May 24, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – The Covid-19 pandemic has forced a district court in Timor-Leste to postpone the resumption of a trial of an ex-priest accused of sexually abusing children for the
May 22, 2021
Zevonia Vieira in Dili and Tjitske Lingsma – Lita grew up in a poor family in a hamlet surrounded by the spectacular mountains of Oecusse in Timor-Leste.
May 18, 2021
A Quran teacher in Bekasi regency was arrested for allegedly molesting his 15-year-old student, police said, with the crime taking place in the house of worship where he worked.
May 17, 2021
A 59-year-old civil servant from Bali's Klungkung regency was arrested for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl, as police continue their investigation into the case.
May 13, 2021
Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – The cases of alleged human rights violations during the May 1998 riots in Jakarta have still not been resolved to this day.
May 11, 2021
A young woman in Cianjur, West Java died today due to severe burn injuries, which were allegedly inflicted by the man she dated.
April 29, 2021
A high-ranking official has been dismissed from his position at the Jakarta Provincial Government after he was found guilty of workplace sexual harassment during his time in City Hall.
April 28, 2021
Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – The Jakarta Legislative Council (DPRD Jakarta) Speaker Mujiyono called for the city's inspectorate to remain objective and professional upon investigating the sexu