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June 19, 2019

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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

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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

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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

June 11, 2019

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Jakarta Post - January 24, 2019

Jakarta – With some of his former political rivals ready to welcome him, former Jakarta governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama has hinted that he would steer clear of politics.

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Sydney Morning Herald - January 24, 2019

James Massola & Amilia Rosa – His release took place away from the glare of a huge media scrum – and a small band of loyal supporters who had gathered outside the Mako Brimob priso

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Jakarta Post - January 24, 2019

Jakarta – Former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has hinted at the entirely different person he has grown into during his time in prison, even asking his supporters – the self-

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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

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Jakarta Post - January 24, 2019

Ganug Nugroho Adi, Surakarta and Jakarta – The sons of Abu Bakar Ba'asyir, the radical Muslim cleric who was convicted of masterminding the Bali bombings, said they were disappointed o

January 23, 2019

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Jakarta Post - January 23, 2019

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Straits Times - January 23, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesia's State Palace has confirmed that the government decided to call off the plan to grant early release to radical Muslim cleric and terror convict Abu Bakar Bashir du

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Asia Times - January 23, 2019

John McBeth, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been forced to reverse his decision to free jailed terrorist leader Abu Bakar Ba'asyir six years ahead of schedule, in a mov

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Tempo - January 23, 2019

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly explained that the government formed a team specially tasked to discuss strategies and the following implications o

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Jakarta Post - January 23, 2019

Jakarta – Instead of returning to politics, former Jakarta governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama might try his hand in oil – and become a talk show host on television.

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ABC News - January 23, 2019

Anne Barker – Indonesian President Joko Widodo appears to have backed away from plans to offer early release from jail to the alleged mastermind of the Bali bombings, Abu Bakar Bashir,

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Jakarta Post - January 23, 2019

Ni Komang Erviani and Connor Foley, Denpasar and Jakarta – The government's now-canceled plan to grant Abu Bakar Ba'asyir, the spiritual leader of a terror group responsible for the 20

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South China Morning Post - January 23, 2019

Resty Woro Yuniar, Agencies – Australia's prime minister on Tuesday denounced Indonesia's move to grant radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir an early release from prison, a day after the co

January 22, 2019

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Jakarta Post - January 22, 2019

Marguerite Afra Sapiie, Jakarta – After facing a deluge of criticism over the planned release of convicted terrorist Abu Bakar Ba'asyir, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo declared that th