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Criminal Justice & Legal System

September 5, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
KBR - September 5, 2019

Dian Kurniati and Adi Ahdiat, Jakarta – The Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) has been widely criticised as being undemocratic.

September 3, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Indonesia at Melbourne - September 3, 2019

Indonesia is hurtling toward major changes to its criminal law.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
South China Morning Post - September 3, 2019

Resty Woro Yuniar – Indonesia is set to resurrect a colonial-era regulation that could lead to the imprisonment of people who insult the president, in a move critics say demonstrates t

September 2, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Jakarta Globe - September 2, 2019
Antara & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – In less than a month, the House of Representatives will vote on Indonesia's new criminal code, which has been in the works for more than three decades, t

August 28, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Coconuts Jakarta - August 28, 2019

A long-debated overhaul to Indonesia's Criminal Code is currently being discussed in the House of Representatives (DPR) and officials say they are going to try and pass it before the c

August 21, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Jakarta Post - August 21, 2019

Jakarta – National Narcotics Agency (BNN) investigators claim to have uncovered a drug distribution network allegedly controlled by a prisoner they call Adam at the Cilegon Penitentiar

July 19, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Jakarta Post - July 19, 2019

Jakarta – Businessman Tomy Winata is apologizing for one of his lawyers who allegedly assaulted two judges during a court session in Central Jakarta on Thursday.

July 8, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Detik News - July 8, 2019

Mukhlis Dinillah, Bandung – The West Java Ministry of Justice and Human Rights representative office has found signs of deviant sex being committed by inmates at a number of correction

July 2, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Tribune - July 2, 2019

Glery Lazuardi, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition is calling on the government to postpone the ratification of the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) because it still contains articles on

June 26, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Bloomberg - June 26, 2019

Tassia Sipahutar, Jakarta – Indonesian prisons are overflowing with convicts and authorities worried about their negative influence on city dwellers are exploring shifting them to some

June 25, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Coconuts Jakarta - June 25, 2019

Due to the country's increasingly conservative political atmosphere, officials in Muslim-majority Indonesia can rarely go wrong by pushing for more religious studies and requirements.

June 24, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Detik News - June 24, 2019

Ray Jordan, Jakarta – Riots broke out at the Polewali Mandar Class IIB Prison in Polewali Mandar regency, West Sulawesi, on Saturday June 22 over of a requirement that inmates seeking

June 22, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Kompas.com - June 22, 2019

Junaedi, Polewali Mandar – Riots broke out at the Polewali Mandar Class IIB Prison (Lapas Polman) in Polewali Mandar regency, West Sulawesi, on Saturday June 22 after prisoners rejecte

June 19, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Jakarta Globe - June 19, 2019

Robertus Wardi, Jakarta – The government's old plan to build new prisons on the country's remote islands resurfaced this week, following a high-profile graft convict's escapade from hi

June 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Jakarta Globe - June 15, 2019

Jakarta – Setya Novanto, a former House of Representatives speaker currently serving a 15-year jail sentence for graft, has been transferred to the Gunung Sindur maximum security priso

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Jakarta Post - June 15, 2019

Jakarta – The Law and Human Rights Ministry has moved graft convict Setya Novanto from Sukamiskin prison in Bandung, West Java, to Gunung Sindur prison after a photo showed him hanging

June 11, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Jakarta Post - June 11, 2019

Bjorn Dressel, Canberra – The political storm clouds seem to be massing, again, over Indonesia's Constitutional Court.

June 4, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Jakarta Post - June 4, 2019

Jakarta – The Law and Human Rights Ministry has reduced the prison sentence of 112,523 Muslim inmates across the country as part of Idul Fitri celebrations.

May 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Indonesia at Melbourne - May 15, 2019

It has been more than five years since Indonesia began implementing a national legal aid program but many low-income people still cannot get legal representation.

May 11, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Jakarta Post - May 11, 2019

Rizal Harahap, Pekanbaru – A riot broke out in Siak Sri Indrapura Penitentiary in Riau early on Saturday following a drug raid by the prison authority.

May 4, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Jakarta Post - May 4, 2019

Jakarta – Human rights activists have slammed the correctional officers of Nusakambangan prison island in Central Java after a video of them mistreating inmates went viral on social me

May 3, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Sydney Morning Herald - May 3, 2019

Amilia Rosa and Karuni Rompies, Denpasar – Horrific video has emerged of a group of shackled Indonesian prisoners crawling, shuffling and being dragged across gravel by prison guards a

March 7, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Jakarta Post - March 7, 2019

Jakarta – Tambora Police have revealed a drug network for selling crystal methamphetamine controlled from the Salemba penitentiary in Central Jakarta, following the arrest of several a

February 21, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Coconuts Jakarta - February 21, 2019

There have been a few moments in recent Indonesian history that embarrassingly revealed to the world how little many Indonesians knew about the history of Nazi Germany, to the point th

January 24, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Jakarta Post - January 24, 2019

Leopold Sudaryono, Jakarta – The government has the power to release convicts, including firebrand Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Ba'asyir, who was found guilty of committing acts of terroris