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February 8, 2024

Human Rights Monitor - February 8, 2024

On 7 February 2024, the police intervened to disrupt a thanksgiving service and inauguration of the working structure of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) in Jayapur

November 14, 2022

Tempo - November 14, 2022

Dinda Nataya Begjani, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) chairperson Muhammad Isnur stated that activists joining the meeting in Sanur which was besieged by dozens of

November 13, 2022

CNN Indonesia - November 13, 2022

Jakarta – An internal meeting and gathering of Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) and 18 Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) office administrators in Sanur, Bali, was forcibly broken up by

July 5, 2021

Suara Papua - July 5, 2021

Jayapura – An Islamic mass organisation (ormas) in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar has forcibly closed down a discussion organised by a solidarity group and Papuan stu

June 15, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - June 15, 2021

Benny Mawel, Jayapura, Jubi – The Jayapura Police has reportedly inspected a discussion and book launch of the book "Demanding Dignity, Papuans Punished" by Theo van den Broek on Friday

April 8, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - April 8, 2021

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – The police dispersed a rally where state Cenderawasih University (Uncen) students protested against PT Freeport Indonesia on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, demanding

September 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 29, 2020

Jakarta – An event organized by the recently formed Save Indonesia Coalition (KAMI) in Surabaya, East Java, on Monday was dismissed by security personnel following a rejection from resi

June 24, 2019

Asian Human Rights Commission - June 24, 2019

A Written Submission to the 41st Regular Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre.

February 15, 2019

Jakarta Post - February 15, 2019

Jakarta – The Supreme Court has rejected a case review petition filed by the now-disbanded Muslim group Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI) against the government's instruction to revoke its

January 7, 2019

Radio New Zealand International - January 7, 2019

Fears are growing among the West Papua National Committee, or KNPB, as the group faces a crackdown on its offices by Indonesian authorities.

January 4, 2019

Jakarta Post - January 4, 2019

Jakarta – National Committee for West Papua (KNPB) head Agus Kosay sent a legal notice to the Mimika Police precinct chief, requesting that the latter withdraw security forces from the

January 2, 2019

Jakarta Post - January 2, 2019

Jakarta – The Indonesian Military (TNI) and National Police have taken over the West Papua National Committee headquarters in Timika, Mimika Baru district, Papua to use it as a joint m

January 1, 2019

CNN Indonesia - January 1, 2019

Jakarta – Home Affairs Ministry (Kemendagri) director general for politics and public administration, Soedarmo, has stated that the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) is not register

December 31, 2018

CNN Indonesia - December 31, 2018

Jakarta – West Papua National Committee (KNPB) Secretary General Ones Nesta Suhuniap has accused a joint task force of Mimika district police and Indonesian military (TNI) in Timika, Pa

December 1, 2018

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Media Release - December 1, 2018

AWPA condemns the raid by the Indonesian Security forces on the KNPB Headquarters in Jayapura yesterday afternoon the 30 November.

May 8, 2018

Jakarta Post - May 8, 2018

Jakarta – National Mandate Party (PAN) executive Yandri Susanto said his party was supporting Muslim group Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia's (HTI) plan to file an appeal against the Jakarta Adm

May 7, 2018

The Guardian - May 7, 2018

Kate Lamb – A legal attempt by the Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir to overturn a decision that saw it outlawed in the world's largest Muslim-majority country has been rejected by an Indone

April 11, 2018

Fiji Times - April 11, 2018

A West Papuan group says it wants the money it collected for a public donation to Papua New Guinea earthquake victims returned by Indonesian police.

April 4, 2018

Tempo - April 4, 2018

Ternate – The Sula Islands regency government in North Maluku has banned the leftist Student Struggle Centre for National Liberation (Pembebasan) from conducting organisational activiti

March 29, 2018

Coconuts Jakarta - March 29, 2018

Many Papuans face severe racism and discrimination throughout the rest of Indonesia, especially Papuan students in other parts of the country who often have to face completely unfounded

March 28, 2018

Tempo - March 28, 2018

Nur Hadi, Surabaya – Scores of police were deployed to secure a discussion and screening of the film "The First Grader" organised by the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) in Surabaya.

October 30, 2017

Detik News - October 30, 2017

Bagus Prihantoro Nugroho, Jakarta – The recently enacted Law on Social Organisations (UU Ormas), which was previously the Government Regulation in Lieu of Law Number 2/2017 (Perppu Ormas), was the

October 27, 2017

Global Voices - October 27, 2017

Indonesia's House of Representatives has passed a presidential decree into law that empowers the government to disband organizations even without a prior court order, amid warnings from legal exper

October 26, 2017

Jakarta Post - October 26, 2017

Safrin La Batu, Jakarta – The Democratic Party is prepared to file a petition against the government if the latter does not revise the 2017 Mass Organizations Law, party chairman Susilo Bambang Yud

October 25, 2017

Jakarta Post - October 25, 2017

Marguerite Afra Sapiie, Jakarta – Former members of the now-defunct Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI) plan to lodge a judicial review against the recently endorsed regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) on

October 24, 2017

Jakarta Globe - October 24, 2017

Jakarta – Chief Security Minister Wiranto warned on Monday (23/10) against any "intervention" after the country enacts a stricter regulation on mass organizations amid Islamist protests.

Kompas.com - October 24, 2017

Rakhmat Nur Hakim, Jakarta – Government Regulation in Lieu of Law Number 2/2017 (Perppu Ormas) has finally been passed into law by the House of Representatives (DPR) during a plenary session at the

October 19, 2017

Jakarta Post - October 19, 2017

Jakarta – The government has said it will ban organizations it believes promote anti-Pancasila values while claiming to be defenders of the state ideology.

October 18, 2017

Kompas.com - October 18, 2017

Moh. Nadlir, Jakarta – The government says there are still groups of social organisations (ormas) and individuals that explicitly want to replace the national ideology of Pancasila.

August 10, 2017

Jakarta Post - August 10, 2017

Jakarta – Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo has said that his ministry is coordinating with the police and regional administrations to disband more mass organizations considered against the state

August 3, 2017

Jakarta Post - August 3, 2017

Jakarta – Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna H.

July 28, 2017

Jakarta Globe - July 28, 2017

Jakarta – Islamist groups, numbering in their thousands, took to the streets of Jakarta on Friday (28/07) to protest a new regulation that will make it easier for the government to ban so-called "m

July 26, 2017

Jakarta Post - July 26, 2017

Marguerite Afra Sapiie, Jakarta – The Constitutional Court held its first session on Wednesday to hear a complaint from the now-disbanded Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI), which has challenged the leg

July 24, 2017

Bloomberg - July 24, 2017

Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo risks further alienating conservative Muslim voters after being granted new powers to outlaw religious organizations.

July 21, 2017

Jakarta Post - July 21, 2017

Jakarta – The National Police are investigating a number of organizations believed to be acting against the state ideology of Pancasila and the 1945 Constitution, a day after the government banned

July 19, 2017

Asia Correspondent - July 19, 2017

Indonesia's government has legally disbanded fundamentalist group Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI) for threatening national unity and the state ideology in the world's largest Muslim-majority country.

Jakarta Post - July 19, 2017

Nurul Fitri Ramadhani, Jakarta – Muslim group Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI) is set to file a lawsuit with the Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN) to challenge the revocation of its legal enti

Sydney Morning Herald - July 19, 2017

Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has banned Islamic organisation Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia, claiming it needs to safeguard the existence of the nation's plurali

Jakarta Post - July 19, 2017

Safrin La Batu and Nurul Fitri Ramadhani, Jakarta – Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI) has condemned the government's decision to revoke the Muslim organization's legal status, calling it an arbitrary a

July 18, 2017

Associated Press - July 18, 2017

Jakarta, Indonesia – About 2,000 people have rallied in the capital of Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, denouncing President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's attempt to ban radical organiz

July 17, 2017

Jakarta Post - July 17, 2017

Nurul Fitri Ramadhani and Margareth S.

Tribune - July 17, 2017

Fahrizal Syam, Jakarta – The national police already have a list of social organisations (Ormas) that will be disbanded following the issuance of Government Regulation in Lieu of Law (Perppu) Numbe

Jakarta Post - July 17, 2017

Jakarta – The National Police have made a list of mass organizations to be considered for disbandment following the issuance of Regulation in Lieu of Law (Perppu) No.

The Interpreter - July 17, 2017

Gregory Fealy, Sydney – On 13 July, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) issued a regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) which will allow the banning of the Islamist organisation Hizbut Tahrir In

July 15, 2017

Antara News - July 15, 2017

Jakarta – Minister of Home Affairs Tjahjo Kumolo said that the government has a solid reason for issuing Government Regulation in Lieu of Law (Perppu) No. 2 Year of 2017 on Amendment of Law No.

Liputan6 - July 15, 2017

Jakarta – Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) Executive Director Alghiffari Aqsa says that Government Regulation in Lieu of Law Number 2/2017 on Revisions to Law Number 17/2013 on Social Organisatio

July 14, 2017

Detik News - July 14, 2017

Andhika Prasetia, Jakarta – The government has issued Government Regulation in Lieu of Law (Perppu) Number 2/2017 on Social Organisations.

July 13, 2017

Kiblat.net - July 13, 2017

Furqon Amrullah, Jakarta – The House of Representative's (DPR) official Twitter account (@DPR_RI) held a poll following the issuance of Government Regulation in Lieu of Law (Perppu) Number 2/2017 o

CNN - July 13, 2017

Ben Westcott – An Indonesian government decree that allows the country's president to disband religious and civil society organizations without a right of appeal has been condemned by human rights