9:32 pm March 27, 2015 | 12 Comments
Indonesia is preparing to move a Filipina death row inmate for execution after she lost her appeal in the Supreme Court earlier this week, the attorney general's spokesman said on Friday.
1:28 pm March 27, 2015 | 3 Comments
A leader of the Free Papua Movement has not "surrendered" to the Indonesian military and remains committed to armed struggled over Jakarta's occupation of Papua, a relative of Goliath Tabuni told the Jakarta Globe.
10:01 pm March 26, 2015 | 4 Comments
Indonesian poet Saut Situmorang was taken by three Jakarta Police officers from his Yogyakarta home to testify in a libel case, his friends said on Thursday.
9:19 pm March 26, 2015 | 1 Comment
Indonesia's counterterrorism agency has urged the government to revise laws governing freedom of assembly and speech in a bid to tackle supporters of the extremist group Islamic State.
9:05 pm March 25, 2015 | 5 Comments
Calls continue to mount for the government to take a more aggressive stance against domestic supporters of the extremist group Islamic State, as two people linked to the militant movement were arrested in Malang, East Java, on Wednesday.
4:14 pm March 25, 2015 | 2 Comments
Minister for Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Yohana Yambise said on Wednesday she would cancel the death penalty for a teenager convicted of murder if he were found to have been a juvenile when he was sentenced by a North Sumatra court in 2013.
3:07 pm March 24, 2015 | 1 Comment
Jayapura. The Indonesian military has claimed a prominent leader of the pro-independence Free Papua Movement, or OPM, has turned himself in to authorities and renounced his struggle against Indonesian rule in Papua. Goliat Tabuni, his family, and 23 followers surrendered to authorities on Sunday, according to Brig. Gen. Tatang Sulaiman, chief staff of Cendrawasih Military Command. Tatang claimed on Monday that […]
10:02 pm March 23, 2015 | 11 Comments
Jakarta. Analysts on Monday urged the Indonesian government to immediately declare the Islamic State jihadist movement a terrorist group and officially ban the organization in the country, as law enforcers struggle to press criminal charges against Indonesian sympathizers of the movement. The government has previously expressed concerns over the hundreds of Indonesians fleeing the country […]
4:25 pm March 20, 2015 | 1 Comment
The government agency charged with overseeing the placement of Indonesia's millions of migrant workers plans to work with the National Police's specialist detective unit to crack down on human trafficking, the agency said on Friday.
12:38 am March 20, 2015 | 6 Comments
President JokoWidodo is considering issuing an emergency government regulation to deter Indonesians from joining Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq,amid growing concerns that they might pose a major security threat upon their return to Indonesia.
5:59 pm March 19, 2015 | 3 Comments
A policeman was assaulted and his firearm was stolen during a fundraising event in the separatist eastern province of Papua on Thursday, Indonesian police told the Jakarta Globe.
10:48 am March 19, 2015 | 5 Comments
An Indonesian court on Thursday postponed the hearing of two Australian death row convicts for another week and will not decide the case until after April 1.