Category Archives: Human Rights

Indonesia pursues mutual legal assistance treaty with Serbia

Jakarta Minister of Law and Human Rights, Yasonna H Laoly, is leading an Indonesian delegation to Beograd on Saturday, to strengthen bilateral ties and pursue mutual legal assistance treaty with Serbia. According to a statement received here on Saturday, the minister is scheduled to meet a number of Serbian ministers and law enforcement authorities during his

Human resources must be prepared to face Society 5.0: minister

Jakarta Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) Edhy Prabowo highlighted the need for human resources to prepare themselves to face the Society 5.0 era projected in future. “We will enter the era of Society 5.0, which is a fully human-centered community,” Prabowo remarked while opening the Online Training of Fisheries Instructor Community on Tuesday.

Jokowi stresses on prompt fund disbursal for COVID-19 health services

  Jakarta President Joko Widodo has urged his aides to expedite the disbursement of funding for the payment of COVID-19-related health services, and if deemed necessary, streamline the procedure at the Health Ministry. “Disbursement of funds should be accelerated for COVID-19-related health services. No complaint should be received,” the head of state noted during a

Indonesia presses for strict actions against racially spurred violence

Jakarta Indonesia demanded firm actions to be taken against racially incited violence during an urgent debate on racism organized by the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. The urgent debate on “racially inspired human rights violations, systematic racism, police brutality and the violence against peaceful protests” was held on Wednesday at the request

Clamor grows for ending trafficking, slavery on the seas

  On June 5 this year, two sailors — Reynalfi, 22, and Andri Juniansyah, 30 — jumped off Chinese-flagged fishing vessel Fu Lu Qing Yuan Yu 901 as soon as it entered Indonesia’s territorial waters in the Malacca Strait. After about seven hours adrift, they were rescued by local fishermen from Tanjung Balai Karimun, Riau Island, Sumatra.