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Prostitution & Human Trafficking

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April 29, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - April 29, 2021

Authorities have shuttered a RedDoorz budget hotel in Tebet, South Jakarta following a recent underage prostitution bust.

March 23, 2021

Jakarta Globe - March 23, 2021

Bayu Marhaenjati, Chairul Fikri, Jakarta – A hotel in Tangerang, Banten, has been sealed off by local officials and could face permanent closure after police arrested the owner for alle

March 19, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - March 19, 2021

Police have arrested Indonesian adult model Cynthiara Alona, whose 2-star hotel in Tangerang City, Banten was identified as a hotbed for prostitution.

August 31, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - August 31, 2020

Former air hostess Siwi Widi Purwanti has dropped the defamation charges against online whistleblower @digeeembok, who alleged that she is the mistress of a former airline executive in

August 21, 2020

July 30, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 30, 2020

Jakarta – The Tulangbawang Police in Lampung have arrested a married couple, identified as SU and SF, at their rented house in Warga Makmur Jaya village in Tulangbawang regency followi

April 22, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 22, 2020

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – The Women's Solidarity Network for Justice has started an online petition demanding the Garut High Court in West Java rule in favor of PA also known as V, a

March 4, 2020

Inter Press Service - March 4, 2020

Kanis Dursin, Jakarta – When her uncle offered her an opportunity to work in Jakarta almost a decade ago, the then 15-year-old Afra Burga Ambui immediately agreed and soon she was boar

February 17, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - February 17, 2020

Prostitution veiled as contract weddings in the hilly resort town of Puncak has long been an open secret in the area, and a recent police bust shows that the practice is alive and well

February 11, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - February 11, 2020

Police in North Jakarta busted an alleged underage prostitution ring involving girls as young as 14, an investigation into which uncovered depressing circumstances that forced the girl

February 6, 2020

Jakarta Post - February 6, 2020

Jakarta – Gerindra Party lawmaker Andre Rosiade's efforts to catch a prostitute in flagrante has drawn criticism from rights activists and watchdogs, who said that the West Sumatra pol

Tempo - February 6, 2020

Budiarti Utami Putri, Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) stated that the raids on online commercial sex workers by Gerindra pol

February 5, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - February 5, 2020

Now we know prostitution totally exists, you guys, and we can thank one of our elected representatives for the enlightenment.

January 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - January 29, 2020

Vela Andapita, Jakarta – Following recent revelations of child prostitution in Jakarta and Depok of West Java, the National Child Protection Commission (KPAI) has called on the governm

January 22, 2020

Jakarta Globe - January 22, 2020

Bayu Marhaenjati, Jakarta – The Jakarta Police have arrested six people for allegedly forcing underage girls to work as prostitutes in a cafe under horrific conditions, where each vict

January 20, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - January 20, 2020

After having failed to meet two police summons for a witness statement last week, Siwi Widi Purwanti, an air hostess who has been accused by a whistleblower of being a key figure in an

December 11, 2019

Coconuts Jakarta - December 11, 2019

Following the huge Garuda Indonesia luxury goods smuggling scandal, which led to the dismissal of disgraced president director Ari Askhara, more scandalous allegations have been levele

October 28, 2019

Dili Weekly - October 28, 2019

Celestina Soares – The Director of BELUN Organization, Luis Ximenes said it is necessary to provide basic training to local authorities and the security agencies of the border areas, t

October 15, 2019

Coconuts Jakarta - October 15, 2019

A man named Ridwan Solihin has been accused of the murder of a sex worker, identified by her initials OS (28), who was found dead in a hotel room in Karawang, West Java last Monday.

August 20, 2019

July 30, 2019

Tempo - July 30, 2019

M Yusuf Manurung, Jakarta – Head of the Indonesian Child Protection Agency (LPAI) Seto Mulyadi sees the issue regarding child pornography in Indonesia fits the iceberg phenomenon analo

June 26, 2019

Jakarta Globe - June 26, 2019

Antara & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – The Surabaya District Court in East Java sentenced local celebrity Vanessa Angel to five months in prison on Wednesday for the online distribution of

June 24, 2019

Coconuts Jakarta - June 24, 2019

Two Indonesian women have been repatriated from China, bringing to light a suspected human trafficking ring involving financially desperate Indonesian women being tricked into working

May 23, 2019

Coconuts Bali - May 23, 2019

The pair allegedly behind the child sex trafficking case that was uncovered in Sanur earlier this year could be facing well over a decade in prison after the prosecutor in their case d

April 9, 2019

Jakarta Post - April 9, 2019

Jakarta – The National Police's criminal investigation body has announced that it has uncovered four human trafficking networks that sent an estimated 1,200 Indonesians to work in Syri