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  • Jokowi's Adjutant for the Top Cop Spot
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    Jokowi's Adjutant for the Top Cop Spot

    President Joko Widodo named Comr. Gen. Listyo Sigit Prabowo as the sole candidate for National Police chief. Their closeness is considered as being a determining factor.

  • SIM Swap Scam
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    SIM Swap Scam

    Cases of illegal SIM card swaps ending in bank account theft have increased in the past year. Allegedly bank employees are involved.

  • FPI’s Fruit Codes for Firearms
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    FPI’s Fruit Codes for Firearms

    The National Commission on Human Rights and the police have differing versions regarding how the six bodyguards of Rizieq Shihab died. The National Police Criminal Investigation Department encountered difficulties in investigating officers involved

  • We Did Not Coerce Witnesses
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    We Did Not Coerce Witnesses

    The police are persistent in their statement that they found firearms in the possession of the six members of the Islam Defenders Front (FPI) who died in a clash with the police. Reconstruction was enacted in four different crime scenes.

  • The Fall Out
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    The Fall Out

    The police are investigating suspected corruption of the 2017 budget for the Indonesian Gold Program for badminton athletes. World champion Taufik Hidayat had played a role.

  • Two Investigations, No Breaks
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    Two Investigations, No Breaks

    The Attorney General’s Office has not named any suspects involving the corruption of grant funds from the youth affairs and sports ministry, which has been under investigation since 2018. The Corruption Eradication Commission is ready to look into a bribery effort intended to stop the investigation into the case.

  • whistleblower under pressure
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    whistleblower under pressure

    A student of the Semarang State University is accused of being supporters of the Free Papua Organization after he went to the Corruption Eradication Commission reporting an alleged corruption by the rector. He and his friends receive repeated pressure from the campus.

  • Minister of Agrarian and Spatial Planning/Head of the National Land Agency, Sofyan Djalil: Some Officials Are Careless
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    Minister of Agrarian and Spatial Planning/Head of the National Land Agency, Sofyan Djalil: Some Officials Are Careless

    The central government decided to get involved in a dispute over 7.7 hectares of land in Cakung, East Jakarta.

  • land dispute in cakung
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    land dispute in cakung

    The National Land Agency punished some of its officials for issuing a certificate for some disputed plots of land. The claim to the land harnessed the negligence of some law enforcers and government officials.

  • Illegal Animals Trade in Aceh
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    Illegal Animals Trade in Aceh

    Aceh becomes a red zone for wildlife trading. Hong Kong and China are its biggest markets.

  • General Napoleon’s Plastic Bag
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    General Napoleon’s Plastic Bag

    A share of money for a high-ranking police officer was mentioned during the trial of the case of Joko Soegiarto Tjandra’s red notice status. That officer’s identity remains unknown.

  • A Rainbow Flag at  Police Headquarters
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    A Rainbow Flag at Police Headquarters

    The Indonesian Military and National Police discharge their gay personnel. There is a debate over institutionalized discrimination and human rights violations.

  • Trail of Ashes at the AGO
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    Trail of Ashes at the AGO

    The police suspect that the fire at the AGO’s Main Building was ignited by a smoldering cigarette butt discarded by a worker doing building renovation work. There were no usable fire hydrants on the grounds.

  • The Limits of Compensation
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    The Limits of Compensation

    Victims of human rights violations are not receiving state compensation due to a stalled legal process.

  • Eighteen Years of Waiting
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    Eighteen Years of Waiting

    Hundreds of victims of terrorism have not yet received any compensation from the state. Requests can be submitted up to June of next year.

  • Hazy Memory of a Bribe Recipient
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    Hazy Memory of a Bribe Recipient

    The Pekanbaru Corruption Court exonerated the suspect who allegedly bribed former Riau governor, Annas Maamun. The judges ignored testimonies by key witnesses.

  • An Oceanside Racetrack
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    An Oceanside Racetrack

    The government puts the Mandalika International Street Circuit into a national priority program. There are problems with buying the lands for the project.

  • Before Rossi Races at Mandalika
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    Before Rossi Races at Mandalika

    The construction of Mandalika International Street Circuit in Lombok allegedly takes over the land of local residents. The authorities are accused of intimidating villagers.

  • The Ants Against the Elephant
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    The Ants Against the Elephant

    It is suspected that residents of East Sumba who came out against the activity of a sugarcane plantation have been criminalized. While a report on Muria Sumba Manis is not progressing.

  • East Sumba Regent Gidion Mbilijora:  There are No Human Rights Violations
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    East Sumba Regent Gidion Mbilijora: There are No Human Rights Violations

    The opening of sugarcane plantations in East Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara, by Muria Sumba Manis (MSM), a company affiliated with the Djarum and Wings groups, sparked conflicts with some Marapu followers.

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