In an unexpected announcement, Joko Widodo this month called upon Indonesia’s military and police leadership to “improve supervision to ensure that the implementation of the… ITE Law can be in compliance with the principle of accountability and provide the public sense of justice”.
How would you feel if you found out that the beautiful pair of shoes you bought last week were sewn with the hands of a hungry child who works long hours to earn so little?
A human rights group in Indonesia has called for changes to provisions in the criminal code dealing with detaining suspects following more than 100 reported cases of police abuses including torture against prisoners in custody.
For Nyarwi, if a good and healthy ecosystem appeared within a democracy, there would also be healthy various public discussions and criticisms that can likely improve the government and state apparatus’s performance. Accordingly, there must be an evaluation of the definition of criticism.
To commemorate the International Day of Human Fraternity that falls on Feb. 4, the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity grants the Zayed Award of Human Fraternity to individuals who strive for bringing people together to advance humanity.
Indonesia’s NAP CVE as an Instrument of a Gendered Non-Traditional Security Approach in Indo Pacific
Indonesia’s new National Plan of Action on Countering Violent Extremism that Leads to Terrorism aims to involve both government and civil organisations in a comprehensive counter-terrorism strategy.
Indonesian police are investigating a wedding organiser that promoted child marriage as well as unregistered marriages. Aisha Weddings encourages girls to marry early, from the age of 12, as their duty is “to serve their husbands”.
Activists in Indonesia have lauded the government’s decision to ban public schools from making religious attire mandatory, a move that followed national outrage over non-Muslim students being forced to wear a hijab.
Two Christian men were publicly flogged on Monday (Feb 8) in Indonesia’s ultra-conservative Aceh province for drinking alcohol and gambling, in a rare instance of non-Muslims facing a punishment frequently condemned by rights groups.
Komisi Nasional Hak Asasi Manusia ( Komnas HAM) menemukan masih banyaknya perlakuan yang tidak manusiawi terhadap penyandang disabilitas mental.
Imagine having to work with four other people who do not wear masks in a poorly ventilated room – or sneaking into the office of the boss who, unlike everyone else at the company, has been working from home since March
Even before coronavirus, Bali had a major problem with poverty. Beyond the tourist centres many families struggle to make ends meet. Food is limited, healthcare basic and education a prized possession.
Indonesia will soon have a new police chief with the House of Representatives (DPR) approving Com Gen Listyo Sigit Prabowo as the Read more
A recent Morgan Stanley report has predicted that Indonesia will not only survive the crisis, but also enter a “Goldilocks” economy in 2021 if it can play its strategic place in the post-COVID-19 pandemic period and global order of the 21st century. Are they being too optimistic?