A high-ranking official has been dismissed from his position at the Jakarta Provincial Government after he was found guilty of workplace sexual harassment during his time in City Hall.
Sexual & Domestic Violence
April 29, 2021
April 28, 2021
Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – The Jakarta Legislative Council (DPRD Jakarta) Speaker Mujiyono called for the city's inspectorate to remain objective and professional upon investigating the sexu
Aisyah Llewellyn and Tonggo Simangunsong, Medan, Indonesia – A child molestation incident in Medan, North Sumatra has highlighted the need for schools and local authorities in Indonesia
April 22, 2021
A young doctor who received massive backlash over his problematic TikTok video last week is facing serious consequences for putting content above professional decency, following a heari
April 15, 2021
Margie Mason, Robin McDowell and Raimundos Oki, Dili – It was the same every night. A list of names was posted on Reverend Richard Daschbach's bedroom door.
April 9, 2021
Denpasar, Bali – A French man has been sentenced to eight years in jail for molesting a young boy in Bali, prosecutors on the Indonesian holiday island said Thursday.
April 6, 2021
Police in Ciputat, South Tangerang have arrested a man accused of raping his 12-year-old stepdaughter, with the abuse reportedly having gone on for several months.
Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan says he's standing firm against sexual harassment at City Hall amid allegations against a high-ranking official.
March 24, 2021
Ryan Dagur – A court in Indonesia has thrown out an appeal by a former Church worker sentenced to a lengthy prison term earlier this year for sexually abusing two altar boys.
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) Speaker Puan Maharani said that the inclusion of the draft bill on sexual violence eradication or RUU PKS in the 2021
March 21, 2021
The trial of a former US priest accused of child abuse in Timor-Leste due to resume tomorrow at the Oecusse Court has been postponed until May 24, according to judicial sources.
Daniel Raventos, Julie Wark – West Papua is often described as "remote", a handy word conveying two meanings: a pristine place for an exotic holiday and too far away for most people to
March 16, 2021
Katharina R. Lestari, Jakarta – Two state agencies in Indonesia have accused police in West Java of dragging their feet in a sexual abuse case involving a "Catholic brother".
March 15, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – The superior of the Society of the Divine Word congregation in Timor-Leste has moved to scotch rumors that ex-priest and self-confessed pedophile Richard Daschbach
March 12, 2021
A 21-year-old man was arrested this week for allegedly killing two women in the span of two weeks, with the suspect confessing to his hatred of women after his arrest.
March 4, 2021
An Indonesian man has been sentenced to five years and six months in prison after he was found guilty of sexually exploiting underage university students for his bondage fetish.
February 27, 2021
Sara Niner – Xanana Gusmao's recent contrived jovial participation in the birthday celebrations of "self-professed" paedophile and defrocked foreign priest Richard Daschbach has shocked
February 25, 2021
Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Police in Indonesia's West Sumatra province have arrested a man on suspicion of raping up to 30 young boys.
February 23, 2021
Oecusse, Timor-Leste – A defrocked American priest went on trial on Tuesday (Feb 23) to face charges he sexually abused young girls at his shelter for orphans and children from impoveri
February 22, 2021
UCA News reporter, Dili – A court in Timor-Leste has started the trial of a self-confessed pedophile American priest who was dismissed from the priesthood by the Vatican on charges of c
Antonio Sampaio, Pante Macassar, Timor-Leste – The fear that has led for years to silence dozens of children, allegedly victims of sexual abuse by a former priest who begins trial today
February 17, 2021
Tsarina Maharani, Jakarta – National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) Deputy Chairperson Mariana Amiruddin says implementing the principle of restorative justice
Ian Lloyd Neubauer – Xanana Gusmao, independence hero and East Timor's former president, has drawn rare condemnation after being accused of whitewashing the crimes of a disgraced Americ
February 10, 2021
Anne Barker – The sons of Timor Leste's former president Xanana Gusmao have expressed their disappointment to the victims of a former priest facing child sexual abuse allegations, after
February 8, 2021
Police in Garut, West Java have arrested a man suspected of brutally murdering his girlfriend due to jealousy.