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By  Dames Alexander Sinaga in Jakarta Almost 13 years to the day since human rights activist Munir Said Thalib was poisoned with arsenic aboard a...

ANALYSIS: By Hipolitus Yolisandry Ringgi Wangge in Jakarta Reports about the shooting of an indigenous Papuan by police officers early this month in Deiyai district,...

By Dames Alexander Sinaga in Jakarta President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has ordered law enforcers to shoot drug traffickers to deal with what he called a...

By Marguerite Afra Sapiie in Jakarta Indonesians have called on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to immediately repeal Article 156a on religious blasphemy of the Criminal...

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Indonesian President Joko Widodo to keep his election promise to allow local and international journalists to operate...

ANALYSIS: By Johannes Nugroho (Part 2) Following the awkward debacle of suspended military cooperation with Australia, in another maverick moment, General Gatot Nurmantyo told the...

ANALYSIS: By Johannes Nugroho (Part 1) Since its inception in 2014, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration has witnessed growing rivalry between the Indonesian Military (TNI)...

Indonesia and Australia have restored full military relations coinciding with the visit of President Joko Widodo to Canberra at the weekend. Video: Al Jazeera...

By Katharina R. Lestari in Jakarta Church officials and human rights activists believe Indonesia could be heading down the same path as the...

The face of West Papuan society is changing but RNZ International found that the core culture of the indigenous people of Indonesia's Papua region...

Al Jazeera's Inside Story this week features the "blasphemy" trial against Indonesia's Christian Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama and asks if the 1969 law is...

Three human rights groups, TAPOL, ETAN, and Watch Indonesia!, have condemned President Joko (Jokowi) Widodo's appointment of former Indonesian military commander General (Ret.) Wiranto...

Indonesian President Joko Widodo, popularly known as "Jokowi", will be putting his government on the wrong side of history if he proceeds with a...

By Mong Palatino in Manila Indonesia’s Golkar party wants former strongman General Suharto to be declared a national hero. In the Philippines, President-elect Rodrigo Duterte...

One of Australia’s leading human rights organisations has spoken out in support of the retention of a mural in Darwin’s central business district  that...

By Tama Salim in Dili Just 14 years into independence, Timor-Leste has secured membership of a number of international forums, declaring its intent to catch...

By Len Garae in Port Vila West Papuan leaders, through the Vanuatu Free West Papua Association in Port Vila, have rejected the Indonesian government’s statement...

By Tama Salim in Dili and Anggi M. Lubis in Jakarta Timor-Leste remains upbeat about negotiations on outstanding border issues with Indonesia, as the two...

OPINION: By Veronica Koman When outsiders think of Papua, it may be to puzzle over why protests there seem never-ending. They may assume the main...

By Abraham Utama in Jakarta National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) Deputy Commissioner Dianto Bachriadi claims Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is lying about the...

Video: Human Rights Watch Report by Pacific Media Watch Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the Indonesian government’s refusal to let French journalist Cyril Payen visit Indonesia...