Jakarta – In Pasuruan, East Java, a combat engineer battalion is in dispute with its business partner over the management of a gas station.
Armed Forces & Military Operations
February 26, 2021
February 25, 2021
Evarukdijati, Rahmad Nasution, Jayapura, Papua – The Indonesian army will secure the 575-kilometer Transpapua section of the Jayapura-Wamena highway in Papua province to halt the flow o
Hendrina DK, Rahmad Nasution, Jayapura – Papua's provincial administration is making efforts to restore normalcy in Intan Jaya district, which has been witness to a spate of violence ta
February 22, 2021
Arjuna Pardemme, Jayapura – A Papua Legislative councilor from Intan Jaya electoral district, Thomas Sondegau, said the new deployment of security personnel to Intan Jaya would make res
February 20, 2021
Jayapura – National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) Chairperson Ahmad Taufan Damanik says that the withdrawal of Indonesian military (TNI) and police from Papua does not make sense
February 15, 2021
Konradus EpaKonradus Epa, Jakarta – More than 5,000 people including 3,000 Catholics have fled their homes in Indonesia's Papua region following clashes between security forces and a se
January 4, 2021
Jakarta – Opposition by Tambrauw regency residents in West Papua province against the establishment of the Tambrauw 1810 District Military Command (Kodim) has attracted support from a n
November 27, 2020
Pacific Media Centre – An appeal for a 40-day fast across the region by the Pacific Council of Churches in support of West Papua closes next week with no result in sight.
November 21, 2020
Jakarta – The Jakarta Military Command's decision to take down banners depicting firebrand cleric and Islam Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab has raised questions over the Indo
October 23, 2020
Novan Iman Santosa, Jakarta – Indonesia is the world's largest archipelagic country with some 17,000 islands and a vast maritime territory.
October 22, 2020
October 16, 2020
Natasia Christy Wahyuni & Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Indonesia will continue to increase the number of personnel in UN peacekeeping missions and maintain position as one of the ten
October 5, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has called on the Indonesian Military (TNI) to become more modern and professional, urging the armed forces to adapt to ne
September 17, 2020
September 7, 2020
Toyiban, Manokwari – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has approved a program to recruit 1,000 Special Autonomy non-commissioned officers (Bintara Otsus) which was proposed by the West
August 25, 2020
Jakarta – The Indonesian Navy launched on Monday two domestically manufactured Type PC-40 M warships called Karotang-872 and Mata Bongsang-873.
August 20, 2020
Jakarta – Deputy Defense Minister Wahyu Sakti Trenggono says that the wars being waged at the moment are not always in the form of military or physical attacks.
August 19, 2020
Jakarta – Deputy Defense Minister Sakti Wahyu Trenggono has said the planned national defense education program, which will allow civilians to enlist in the military reserve component p
Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) says that the government is overly simplifying the phrase "low level of nationalism" among young people by inv
August 17, 2020
Jakarta – Indonesian Education Monitoring Network (JPPI) National Coordinator Ubaid Matraji says that the military training on university campuses planned by the Defense Department coul
July 27, 2020
Victor Mambor, Jayapura – An 18-year-old resident of Asiki district in Bovel Digoel regency, Papua, reportedly died after being tortured by Indonesian Military (TNI) personnel statione
July 25, 2020
Jakarta – The government may deploy more troops in Papua if it deems the escalation necessary to maintain security, Home Minister Tito Karnavian has said, amid reports of tensions betw
July 24, 2020
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's instruction for the military and the police to hunt down armed separatist rebels responsible for the 2018 Nduga massacre in Pa
July 22, 2020
Dewi Elvia Muthiariny, Jakarta – The Coordinating Minister for Politics, Legal, and Security Mahfud Md held a meeting with the task force of the Indonesian Military (TNI), National Pol
July 15, 2020
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – Indonesian naval ship KRI Teluk Jakarta-541 sunk on Tuesday morning while carrying out logistical duties off the coast of Kangean Island in East Java.