Category Archives: Human Rights

Komnas HAM submits proposals on Human Rights Day to President

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) directly submitted proposals or recommendations over the commemoration of International Human Rights Day on December 10, 2020, to President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo…

PMI deploys several hundred personnel in Mt Merapi area

Sukabumi, Jabar (ANTARA) – The Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) has stationed hundreds of personnel at various locations affected by the eruption of Mount Merapi to assist local governments in disaster mitigation efforts.”The PMI in Central Java has currentl…

Mahfud lauds Army’s swift action in Intan Jaya arson attack

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs, Mahfud MD, has lauded the Army for its “swift action” in naming eight soldiers as suspects in an arson attack in Intan Jaya district, Papua.”In relation to the violent …

Papua police vigilant ahead of voting day

Jayapura, Papua (ANTARA) – The security situation in 11 Papuan districts headed for simultaneous regional elections on December 9, 2020 has so far been stable, but police are maintaining strict vigilance to tackle any potential disturbances, an officia…

Papua police destroy over 5kg of drugs seized in raids

Jayapura, Papua (ANTARA) – Papua police on Wednesday destroyed 5.4 kilograms of marijuana and 279.28 grams of crystal methamphetamine confiscated during recent drug operations.The cannabis was burned in a drum, while the crystal meth was poured into bo…