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Regional Autonomy & Separatism

November 8, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - November 8, 2019

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – Papuan People's Assembly chairman Timotius Murib said on Wednesday that the assembly had rejected the government's plan to create two more provinces in the coun

October 30, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - October 30, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesia is ready to establish a new province called South Papua in the country's easternmost territory, which is currently divided into the two provincial administrations o

October 29, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Globe - October 29, 2019

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said on Monday that he would consider a proposal for the establishment of a new province in the mountainous central part of Pa

October 13, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Antara News - October 13, 2019

Agus Salim, Suwanti, Jakarta – Indonesia's central government, along with the Papua provincial government, will conduct an evaluation of the policy and implementation of Papua's specia

October 11, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Tempo - October 11, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has stated the central and the regional governments will evaluate the policy and the implementation of the special autonomy (otsus) of

September 10, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Tempo - September 10, 2019

Ahmad Faiz, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi has agreed on the provincial division (pemekaran) in Papua and West Papua as requested by Papuan figures during a meeting in the S

July 24, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - July 24, 2019

Jakarta – The Bogor regency administration in West Java is urging the central government to establish a new regency comprising the eastern part of Bogor as the socioeconomic gap in the

June 1, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - June 1, 2019

Marguerite Afra Sapiie, Jakarta – The government has asserted that there is no room for any call of referendum in any region of Indonesia, amid reports that some groups in Aceh are dem

April 28, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - April 28, 2019

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – North Sumatra governor Edy Rahmayadi threatened to resign on the first anniversary of his leadership, which will be in four months, if residents of the provinc

February 27, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Asia Pacific Report - February 27, 2019

Yamin Kogoya, Canberra – In the days leading up to Christmas, 16 Indonesian construction workers were killed in Nduga by the West Papuan National Liberation Army.

February 22, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - February 22, 2019

Ruslan Sangadji, Palu – The association of provincial governments has lodged a request for a pay raise for governors with Vice President Jusuf Kalla during a national meeting on Thursd

December 12, 2018

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Tempo - December 12, 2018

Friski Riana, Jakarta – Vice President Jusuf Kalla firmly stated that the option upon engaging in a dialogue with Papuan separatist groups is off the table since the Indonesian governme

October 23, 2018

News ›› Indonesia ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - October 23, 2018

Kharishar Kahfi, Jakarta – The government's plan to disburse funds to subdistricts across the country has been met with criticism from the opposition, which says such funds are politica

News ›› Indonesia ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - October 23, 2018

Marguerite Afra Sapiie, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has finally grown tired of accusations that his administration's plan to disburse funds to subdistricts across the count

July 4, 2018

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Globe - July 4, 2018

Sheany, Jakarta – Indonesia's easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua still suffer from a persisting separatist stigma and the government's security-centered approach to addressin

February 2, 2018

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Tabloid JUBI - February 2, 2018

Jayapura, Jubi – Special Autonomy (Otsus) Papua will be ended in 2021, but one of the mandates of Special Autonomy Law, namely the formation of local parties, has not been implemented.

October 25, 2017

News ›› Indonesia ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - October 25, 2017

Anton Hermansyah, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has criticized governors, mayors, and regents for failing to make progressive budgetary allocations and for their lack of seriousness in a

September 15, 2017

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Netral News - September 15, 2017

Cermin Bangsa, Jayapura – Chairman of Nahdatul Ulama (NU) of Papua Province DR H Tonny Wanggai believes that the establishment of the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia (NKRI) is a final or

September 14, 2017

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Radio New Zealand International - September 14, 2017

A member of the Papua Provincial Legislative Assembly says the Special Autonomy Law provides for a human rights court in Papua and should be pursued.

September 1, 2017

News ›› Indonesia ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - September 1, 2017

Marguerite Afra Sapiie, Jakarta – The Constitutional Court has ruled in favor of a judicial review petition challenging the 2012 law on Yogyakarta's special status, paving way for Sultan Hamengkubu

April 14, 2017

News ›› Indonesia ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - April 14, 2017

Jakarta – Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Asman Abnur has said that many local governments at the provincial, regency and city level perform poorly, as reflected in the unnecessary

April 7, 2017

News ›› Indonesia ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - April 7, 2017

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News ›› Indonesia ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Globe - April 7, 2017

Jakarta – Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo said on Thursday (06/04) his ministry will still have the power to revoke local regulations despite a recent Constitutional Court ruling which declared

April 6, 2017

News ›› Indonesia ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Globe - April 6, 2017

Jakarta – The Constitutional Court on Wednesday (05/04) ruled that the Home Affairs Ministry can no longer revoke local regulations issued by provincial, city or district administration unilaterall

September 27, 2016

News ›› Indonesia ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - September 27, 2016

Jakarta – Home Minister Tjahjo Kumolo said on Monday that his ministry would revoke a large number of bylaws deemed to be hampering regional development.