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November 4, 2022

Tempo - November 4, 2022

Ima Dini Shafira, Jakarta – Constitutional law expert Bivitri Susanti assessed that the formation of law in the past three years of the Joko Widodo or Jokowi's regime was dominated by t

October 5, 2022

Tempo - October 5, 2022

Ima Dini Shafira, Jakarta – The Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI) in an official statement on Wednesday condemned the House of Representatives (DPR) over a Rp1.5 billion spending budget

September 13, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - September 13, 2022

House of Representatives (DPR) Speaker Puan Maharani has been reported to parliament's Ethics Council (MKD) over her failure to read the room.

CNN Indonesia - September 13, 2022
Jakarta – Students from a number of different campuses held a demonstration against the recent hike in fuel (BBM) prices in the Horse Statue area of Central Jakarta on Tuesday September 13

September 7, 2022

Detik News - September 7, 2022

Eva Safitri, Jakarta – The parliamentary watchdog Forum of Concerned Citizens for Indonesia's Parliament (Formappi) has criticised an incident in which the birthday of House of Represen

September 5, 2022

Jakarta Globe - September 5, 2022

Muhammad Aulia, Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto didn't show up in a crucial hearing with the House of Representatives' Defense and Foreign Affairs Commission

August 31, 2022

Tempo - August 31, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The National Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) strongly condemns the government's decision to involve the National Intellig

August 23, 2022

Tribunnews.com - August 23, 2022

Ilham Rian Pratama, Jakarta – Activists from the National Alliance for Criminal Code Reform held a lively protest during a socialisation event titled "Draft Criminal Code Kick Off" (RKU

August 18, 2022

Indonesia at Melbourne - August 18, 2022

Anugerah Rizki Akbari and Genoveva Alicia KS Maya – Almost three years after widespread student and civil society protests put the brakes on deliberations, Indonesia's controversial new

August 13, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - August 13, 2022

Jakarta – The public has to take full advantage of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's call for more discussions over the controversial draft of the new Criminal Code.

August 10, 2022

CNN Indonesia - August 10, 2022

Jakarta – The group Indonesia Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) has revealed that there are still 73 problematic articles contained in the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) even after it was rev

July 30, 2022

CNN Indonesia - July 30, 2022

Jakarta – Forum of Concerned Citizens for Indonesia's Parliament (Formappi) researcher Lucius Karus believes that the government will in fact demean this year's Independence Day celebra

July 11, 2022

Kompas.com - July 11, 2022

Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – The results of a Kompas research and development (Litbang) survey show that the majority of respondents or as many as 89.3 percent admit to not to knowing

July 9, 2022

Jakarta Post - July 9, 2022

Nur Janti, Jakarta – The House of Representatives went into a month-long recess on Friday, with no conclusion to the deliberation on the highly anticipated data protection bill.

July 8, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - July 8, 2022

Merauke, Jubi – Hundreds of Merauke student members of the Indonesian Student Alliance protested against a number of articles in the revision to the Criminal Code (RKUHP) in front of th

July 7, 2022

Tempo - July 7, 2022

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The death penalty or capital punishment continues to be mentioned in the latest draft of the Criminal Code Bill (RKUHP) that was handed over by the government to

jakarta globe - July 7, 2022

Yustinus Paat, Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Defamation against the president and the vice president is a crime punishable by up to four and a half years in prison, according to the Crimin

July 6, 2022

Jakarta Post - July 6, 2022

Jakarta – The Law and Human Rights Ministry submitted on Wednesday the government's final draft revision of the Criminal Code after making what it called an improvement to the proposed

June 28, 2022

UCA News - June 28, 2022

Timor-Leste President Jose Ramos-Horta has vetoed a proposed law on presidential responsibilities after a court ruling granted his appeal and declared it unconstitutional.

CNN Indonesia - June 28, 2022

Jakarta – A protest action by students from several different tertiary education institutions in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Jakarta, which was calling for t

June 27, 2022

The Diplomat - June 27, 2022

Eva Kusuma Sundari – Almost a quarter of a century after the Indonesian people put an end to the dictatorship of General Suharto and embarked on a democratic transition uniquely success

June 25, 2022

Kompas.com - June 25, 2022

Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – Criminal law expert Suparji Ahmad from the Indonesian Al Azhar University says that the Draft Criminal Code (RUU KUHP or RKUHP) still has nuances of col

June 21, 2022

CNN Indonesia - June 21, 2022

Jakarta – Scores of students from the National Alliance for Reform of the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) held a symbolic action at the Horse Statue monument in Central Jakarta calling for

Tempo - June 21, 2022

Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – Central Jakarta Metro Police deployed 560 personnel to guard the students' demonstration against the draft bill on criminal code or RKUHP Tuesday afternoon, J

June 20, 2022

Tempo - June 20, 2022

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, has officially ratified Law No. 13/2022 overseeing the changes on Law No.

June 17, 2022

Al Jazeera - June 17, 2022

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – Indonesia is once again facing a potential legal crisis as the passage of its controversial draft criminal code – a complete overhaul of the current

Tempo - June 17, 2022

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Chairperson of the University of Indonesia Law Faculty (UI) Student Executive Board (BEM) Adam Putra Firdaus criticized the latest draft of the penal code law (

June 16, 2022

Tempo - June 16, 2022

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The University of Indonesia Students Executive Board (BEM UI) criticized the latest penal code law draft bill (RKUHP), which oversees public demonstrations, and

June 14, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - June 14, 2022

Jakarta – After years of protracted deliberation, lawmakers say they are ready to pass a revision to the 1946 Criminal Code (KUHP) by the end of next month.

June 10, 2022

Antara News - June 10, 2022

Anita D, Kenzu T, Jakarta – The Mother and Child Welfare Bill regulates the obligation of companies to provide six months maternity leave for working mothers, according to House of Repr

June 7, 2022

UCA News - June 7, 2022

By UCA News reporter – Timor-Leste President Jose Ramos-Horta has described a new law on the president's responsibilities, which was passed swiftly before his inauguration, as un

May 25, 2022

Tempo - May 25, 2022

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Human rights group Setara Institute criticized the House of Representatives (DPR) for ratifying Revised Law No.

May 17, 2022

UCA News - May 17, 2022

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Just days before the scheduled inauguration of President-elect Jose Ramos-Horta on May 20, Timor-Leste's parliament passed a bill establishing the president's resp

May 9, 2022

Tempo - May 9, 2022

Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) highlighted the procurement of curtains for the official residences of members of the House of Representatives (DP

May 1, 2022

Antara News - May 1, 2022

Katriana, Jakarta – Speaker of the House of Representatives of Indonesia (DPR RI) Puan Maharani reaffirmed her commitment to creating and overseeing regulations that are in favor of wor

April 14, 2022

Tempo - April 14, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Political expert and Executive Director of Parameter Politik Indonesia, Adi Prayitno, assessed that public trust has eroded even further in the House of R

March 29, 2022

Tempo - March 29, 2022

Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – Activist Ubedillah Badrun on Tuesday criticized members of the House of Representatives (DPR) after news emerged suggesting that DPR had submitted an IDR 4

February 16, 2022

Tempo - February 16, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR RI) officially passed the Sports Bill replacing Law Number 3/2005 concerning National Sports System on Tuesday.

February 3, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - February 3, 2022

Yuliana Lantipo, Jayapura, Jubi – The judicial review upon Law No.

January 3, 2022

Kompas.com - January 3, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The parliamentary watchdog Forum of Concerned Citizens for Indonesia's Parliament (Formappi) has criticised a working visit (kunker) by the Capital City Draft

December 31, 2021

Antara News - December 31, 2021

Putu Indah, Raka Adji, Jakarta – The Sexual Violence Bill (RUU TPKS) and the Personal Data Protection Bill (RUU PDP) should be the main priorities for the government in 2022, political

December 24, 2021

Tempo - December 24, 2021

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has sent a presidential letter to the House of Representatives (DPR) asking the council to discuss the draft bill on the second ame

December 16, 2021

Tempo - December 16, 2021

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Deputy Chair for Academic and Research at the Indonesia Jentera School of Law (STH), Bivitri Susanti, criticized the House of Representatives (DPR) for not inclu

December 3, 2021

Al Jazeera - December 3, 2021

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – For the past week, commercial lawyer Christopher Panal Lumban Gaol's phone has been ringing off the hook.

November 29, 2021

Jakarta Post Editorial - November 29, 2021

Jakarta – For sure, the Constitutional Court's order on Thursday for the government to amend the controversial Job Creation Law in two years, or else it will be declared unconstitutiona

Reuters - November 29, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia's President Joko Widodo on Monday said his government would ensure legal certainty for investors, offering continuity guarantees amid jitters and confusion over last

Tempo - November 29, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto said Monday the government will work together with the House of Representatives (DPR) t

November 27, 2021

CNN Indonesia - November 27, 2021

Jakarta – Although it has received appreciation in accepting a formal test of a law for the first time in its history, the Constitutional Court (MK) has still been criticised over rulin

November 26, 2021

Jakarta Globe - November 26, 2021

Jakarta – The government and businesses find reprieve in the fact that the 2020 Law about Job Creation remains valid for the next two years, giving plenty of time for making revisions a