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June 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 25, 2020

Jakarta – Death row inmates Aulia Kesuma and her son, Geovanni Kelvin, who were found guilty of soliciting the murders of Aulia's husband and stepson, are seeking to avoid the death pe

June 4, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 4, 2020

Jakarta – A 31-year-old woman in Tandun district, Rokan Hulu regency, Riau was sentenced to seven days in jail and a two-month probation period after having been found guilty of steali

May 30, 2020

Tempo - May 30, 2020

Jakarta – Senayan has approved the proposal to revise the Constitutional Court Law. There is no urgent need to do so.

May 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 26, 2020

Jakarta – National Police spokesperson Ahmad Ramadhan has said that 135 prisoners, who were released early in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, are back to committing crimes.

Jakarta Post - May 26, 2020

Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – Law enforcement agencies must look at alternatives to detaining criminal suspects and defendants to aid efforts to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks in the country's

May 17, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 17, 2020

Ramadani Saputra, Jakarta – A young couple from Cikupa, Banten identified only as R and M experienced what could be considered the worst night of their lives in November 2017.

May 13, 2020

May 11, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 11, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The Law and Human Rights Ministry's Corrections Directorate General has recorded a decrease in prison overcrowding following the early release of prisoners and

May 10, 2020

Channel News Asia - May 10, 2020

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – As the head of security at Jakarta's overcrowded Cipinang penitentiary, Wisnu Hani Putranto spends his days inspecting the prison way past his shift from 8am ti

April 29, 2020

The Guardian - April 29, 2020

Febriana Firdaus – It has been two months since Andi Rizky last saw her uncle Jimmy, a drug offender in Cilegon Prison, Banten province, in person.

April 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 27, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly is being sued by civil society groups in Surakarta, Central Java, over his decision to give early release or

April 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 20, 2020

Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – As the COVID-19 epidemic in Indonesia shows no signs of easing, two of the country's highest courts, the Supreme Court (MA) and the Constitutional Court (MK),

April 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 16, 2020

Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – After being released to help prevent COVID-19 transmission in the country's overcrowded prisons, a dozen inmates have found themselves incarcerated again for r

Jakarta Post - April 16, 2020

Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – The newly proposed regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) on COVID-19 pandemic response has fueled anger among civil groups who fear it would lead to budget misapp

April 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 14, 2020

Agustinus Hari, Manado – A riot that broke out at Manado Penitentiary in North Sulawesi over the weekend has killed one inmate, while another has been hospitalized after being shot by

April 12, 2020

Al Jazeera - April 12, 2020

Manado, Indonesia – A riot in a prison in Indonesia's North Sulawesi province where at least one guard is reportedly exhibiting COVID-19-like symptoms has highlighted the risk posed by

April 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 10, 2020

Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – After introducing a contentious omnibus bill that seeks to cut through red tape, the administration of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has found itself under sc

April 9, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 9, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The House of Representatives is planning to revise the Constitutional Court law, seeking to scrap the ten-year term limit for justices and instead set a retire

April 7, 2020

The Conversation - April 7, 2020

Leopold Sudaryono – Similar to the Iranian government, which released 73,000 inmates, the Indonesian government plans to release at least 30,000 detainees to prevent the spread of coro

Jakarta Post - April 7, 2020

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano and Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The growing number of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia has reignited the debate on reducing overcrowding at the country's prisons, prompt

April 6, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 6, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – Muhammad Syarifuddin has been elected as the new Supreme Court chief justice, replacing Muhammad Hatta Ali who previously served two terms and is due for

April 4, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 4, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti and Apriadi Gunawan, Jakarta and Medan – Regional authorities have released inmates early from penitentiaries across Indonesia following a regulation issued by the Law an

April 3, 2020

Radio New Zealand - April 3, 2020

Indonesian authorities have released dozens of prisoners from a main prison in West Papua's highlands.

April 2, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 2, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The House of Representatives is set to resume deliberation of the revisions to the Criminal Code (KUHP) and the 1995 Correctional Center Law, at a time when th

April 1, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 1, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The authorities have granted more than 5,500 prisoners early release to help prevent a possible surge in coronavirus infections in Indonesia's overcrowded pris