1:35 pm March 6, 2015 | 2 Comments
Australia has complained about the treatment of two drug smugglers, who face execution in Indonesia, and wants to lodge a formal protest after photographs were published of a smiling police chief with the men, officials said on Friday.
2:26 pm March 5, 2015 | 13 Comments
The Indonesian government has reportedly rejected an Australian offer to exchange two drug convict set to be executed for Indonesian inmates held Down Under.
11:20 pm March 4, 2015 | 30 Comments
Two Australian convicted drug traffickers facing imminent execution amid rising international pressure on the Indonesian government have arrived at a maximum security prison on Nusakambangan island, off the coast of Central Java, where 10 inmates will likely be shot within days.
11:08 pm March 4, 2015 | 12 Comments
Hundreds of members of the military command in Central Java’s capital, Semarang, attended the screening of “Senyap” (“The Look of Silence)” last week by award-winning American director Joshua Oppenheimer — a documentary movie on Indonesia’s bloody past of anti-communist purge, which has often been blamed on the Indonesian Military.
1:25 pm March 4, 2015 | No Comment
Two Australian convicted drug traffickers facing imminent execution amid rising international pressure on the Indonesian government, have arrived at the maximum security prison on Nusakambangan island off the coast of Central Java, where the two will likely be shot within days.
5:40 pm March 3, 2015 | 67 Comments
Two Australian drug smugglers on death row in Indonesia will be transferred on Wednesday from their jail on Bali to an island off Java where they will be put to death, an official said.
3:38 pm March 2, 2015 | 3 Comments
Erwiana is sceptical that Indonesia will take meaningful action to protect migrant workers, arguing that the problem is so multi-layered and deep-rooted there is no quick fix.
11:32 pm March 1, 2015 | 93 Comments
A former foreign minister has called on the Indonesian government to tone down its seemingly gleeful rhetoric about plans for executing foreign nationals on death row, which he says gives the impression that Indonesia enjoys such killings.
6:49 pm February 28, 2015 | 63 Comments
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said his country's stance is "clear" on the pending executions of two Australian drug smugglers, despite the suggestion by Australia's prime minister that he is "carefully considering" his position.
8:35 pm February 27, 2015 | 26 Comments
The death penalty is an inhuman form of punishment and not effective in deterring crime, the Indonesian Bishops Conference (KWI) said on Friday, ahead of the pending execution of 11 drug convicts.
11:44 am February 27, 2015 | 5 Comments
A Hong Kong mother of two who punched her maids, beat them with mops and threatened to kill their relatives was jailed for six years on Friday in a case that triggered outrage and exposed the plight of millions of domestic helpers across Asia.
7:49 pm February 26, 2015 | No Comment
More than 8 out of ten Indonesian children experience violence in junior high school, two international NGOs said in a report released on Thursday.
7:25 pm February 25, 2015 | 2 Comments
President Joko Widodo, already under increasingly heavy fire over the planned executions of drug convicts, on Wednesday was presented with a lengthy to-do list courtesy of Amnesty International.
8:21 am February 25, 2015 | 5 Comments
Australia’s foreign minister on Wednesday appealed to Indonesia’s president to show mercy for two Australian drug traffickers due to executed in Indonesia, expressing disappointment that their latest legal appeal had been rejected.