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September 22, 2021

UCA News - September 22, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Indonesian police named three prison officers as suspects on Sept.

September 9, 2021

Reuters - September 9, 2021

Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Jakarta – The death toll from a blaze that tore through Tangerang jail has risen to 44, as authorities pledged to look at whether more inmates could receive reha

September 8, 2021

Jakarta Globe - September 8, 2021

Chairul Fikri, Bayu Marhaenjati, Grace N.

Jakarta Globe - September 8, 2021

Bayu Marhaenjati, Tangerang, Banten – At least 41 inmates still locked in their cells died after fire engulfed at the Tangerang Penitentiary in Banten, just south of Jakarta, early on W

ABC News - September 8, 2021

David Rising and Niniek Karmini (Associated Press), Jakarta – Overcrowding, mass escapes, protest riots, extremism and corruption: Indonesia's prisons have long been a hotbed of problem

July 30, 2021

UCA News - July 30, 2021

Katharina R. Lestari, Jakarta – Prosecutors in Indonesia have sought the death penalty for eight people accused of smuggling crystal methamphetamine into the country last year.

June 30, 2021

Jakarta Globe - June 30, 2021

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – While the majority of the Indonesian people are in favor of death penalty, their support for it declines as they learn more about the scope of judicial killin

June 21, 2021

Jakarta Post Editorial - June 21, 2021

Jakarta – The government and the House of Representatives have resumed deliberation on a Bill that would revise the Criminal Code and they appear to be determined to pass what would be

June 8, 2021

Kompas.com - June 8, 2021

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The National Alliance for Criminal Code Reform says it regrets a move by the Justice and Human Rights Ministry (Kemenkumham) to start socialising revisi

June 7, 2021

May 20, 2021

Tempo - May 20, 2021

Jakarta – The success of habilitation programs in a number of jails proves that drug users need rehabilitation, not criminalization.

April 22, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - April 22, 2021

Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura – The South Jakarta District Court has rejected a pretrial motion filed by two Papuan student activists accused of robbery, Ruland Rudolof Karafir and Finakat M

Agence France Presse - April 22, 2021

Jakarta, Indonesia – Indonesia has sentenced scores of prisoners to death over Zoom and other video apps during the pandemic in what critics say is an "inhumane" insult to those facing

March 16, 2021

Indonesia at Melbourne - March 16, 2021

Gaby Gabriela Langi – In 2015, the government began implementing a rehabilitation program for drug convicts in Indonesian prisons, with the support of the conservative National Narcotic

November 13, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 13, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's decision to award six Constitutional Court justices civilian honors has come under scrutiny, with critics noting that it could

October 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 15, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – A university lecturer has challenged the revised Constitutional Court Law that increases the maximum term and minimum age for the court's justices, arguing that

September 21, 2020

The Guardian - September 21, 2020

A Chinese drug trafficker facing a death sentence has escaped from jail on the outskirts of Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, by tunnelling through the sewers, police have said.

September 14, 2020

Sydney Morning Herald - September 14, 2020

Melissa Crouch – The attention of much of the world is fixated on COVID-19: the daily infection rates, the number of fatalities and the ebb and flow of restrictions on freedoms in the n

September 9, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 9, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) has adopted a Constitutional Court (MK) law revision that increases the maximum term for its justices, a sticky issue since i

September 3, 2020

Indonesia at Melbourne - September 3, 2020

Simon Butt – On 1 September, Indonesia's national legislature (DPR) passed amendments to the Constitutional Court Law.

September 1, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 1, 2020

The House of Representatives passed a revision of the Constitutional Court Law on Tuesday amid criticism from activists and experts over a potential conflict of interest that is feared

Jakarta Post - September 1, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – House of Representatives Commission III, which oversees legal affairs, has finished the deliberations for a revision of the Constitutional Court Law, despite ci

August 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 29, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – A coalition of civil society groups has called on the House of Representatives to repeal problematic articles in the revision to the Constitutional Court (MK) L

August 28, 2020

Kompas.com - August 28, 2020

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) is concerned that revisions to the Constitutional Court Law (UU MK) are being used as a tool for political barter by the gove

August 26, 2020

Human Rights Watch News Release - August 26, 2020

Andreas Harsono – At least 17 prisons in Indonesia have Covid-19 cases, with 120 inmates and 18 officials infected with the coronavirus, according to a joint report from human rights gr