Friski Riana, Jakarta – Expert on terrorism and intelligence Harits Abu Ulya questioned the motive behind Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu's statement where he announced 3 percent Mi
TNI Defense & Military Operations
June 20, 2019
June 5, 2019
Febriana Firdaus, Wamena, Indonesia – Under the pine trees, a nine-year-old girl is sitting on a blue tarpaulin, rubbing her feet.
April 18, 2019
Prashanth Parameswaran – Last week, Indonesia signed a billion-dollar contract with a South Korean shipbuilder for a second batch of diesel-electric submarines.
April 15, 2019
Arya Dipa, Bandung, West Java – The Defense Ministry signed contract agreements worth Rp 2.1 trillion (US$149.01 million) and $1.4 billion with several local companies in Bandung on Fr
April 8, 2019
A West Papua support group in New Zealand is urging the government to call for the withdrawal of Indonesian forces in Papua.
April 6, 2019
Rt Hon Winston Peters
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Dear Winston Peters,
April 1, 2019
Erwida Maulia, Jakarta – Opposition leader Prabowo Subianto lambasted President Joko Widodo, criticizing his opponent's economic diplomacy and peacemaker aspirations, while touting his
Christian Lee, Jakarta – Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto may like to lament the fact that Indonesia trails its peers in firepower, but the country's military has made sure that
March 25, 2019
Papua villagers displaced from their Central Highlands regency have rejected proposals for them to return home.
March 24, 2019
On the afternoon of March 23 around 70 people from various different organisations which are part of the People United Front (FPR) and the Anti-Militarism Students Against Military Ope
March 16, 2019
Jakarta – Around 200 school students from many villages in conflict-ridden Nduga, Papua, may not be able to participate in the national exams this year following ongoing conflict betwe
March 10, 2019
Victor Mambor, Jayapura – Calm has yet to return to Nduga regency in Indonesia's Papua province where pro-independence rebels killed 19 construction workers in December, forcing reside
March 8, 2019
As many as 15 people are feared to have been killed in a firefight between Indonesian soldiers and Papuan independence fighters, adding to more than two dozen deaths in the simmering c
March 7, 2019
Victor Mambor and Ahmad Syamsudin, Jayapura and Jakarta – Three government troops and at least one rebel were killed in a shootout Thursday when scores of guerrillas attacked soldiers
March 5, 2019
Syafiul Hadi, Jakarta – Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) Lieutenant Gen. M.
March 4, 2019
Jakarta – Members of a joint team comprising the Jakarta Military Police, the National Police and Customs and Excise arrested two Indonesian Military (TNI) personnel on Saturday for al
March 2, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – Papua Police Chief Insp. Gen. Martuani Sormin has stated that there is no military operation in conflict-plagued Nduga district, Papua province.
February 28, 2019
Jakarta – Activists from the Solidarity Network for the Families of Victims (JSKK) held their 576th Kamisan (Thursday) action in front of the State Palace in Central Jakarta on Thursda
Resza Mustafa, Semarang – A Kamisan (Thursday) action was held by 32 activist and students from several different groups in front of the University of Diponegoro Statue in the Central
February 26, 2019
Indonesian Institute of Science (LIPI) senior researcher Siti Zuhro has spoken out about the plan for active TNI (Indonesian military) officers to be placed in strategic posts in minis
February 25, 2019
Jakarta – Military observer Khairul Fahmi from the Institute for Security and Strategic Studies (ISESS) says that the plan to place active TNI (Indonesian military) officers in strateg
February 23, 2019
Jakarta – Children in Jayawijaya regency, Papua, who have been traumatized after fleeing a recent armed conflict between the Indonesian Army and a rebel group in Nduga regency, are rec
February 20, 2019
Jakarta – Hundreds of students have fled fighting in Indonesia's restive Papua province, a local NGO said, amid unconfirmed reports of violent military reprisals after a massacre of ci
February 19, 2019
Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan expects that active TNI (Indonesian military) and Polri (National Police) officers will maintain their neut
February 18, 2019
Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition has launched a petition opposing the revival of the TNI's (Indonesian military) dual socio-political function (dwi-fungsi ABRI).