1:07 pm April 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
In the wake of the recent sexual assault of a kindergarten student at Jakarta International School, an online petition seeking for the revision of the country’s Child Protection Law has garnered nearly 60,000 supporters in three days.
9:30 am April 17, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta. The anti-narcotics agency’s recent arrest of two drug dealers has again raised concerns over the urgent need to separate individuals categorized as drug addicts from those who are drug dealers in Indonesia’s prisons, with one of them admitting to having learned the business of distributing illegal substances during a previous stint in jail.
8:05 am April 17, 2014 | 3 Comments
Upholding the rule of law remains a serious challenge in Indonesia. The Rule of Law Index Report 2014 released by the World Justice Project indicates that corruption is still rife among the nation’s judiciary and law enforcers. The report also shows that civil justice is not effectively enforced in the archipelago.
9:02 pm April 16, 2014 | 5 Comments
Jakarta Police called on parents of students at Jakarta International School to check the physical and psychological condition of their children in the wake of a sexual assault against one of the students allegedly committed by a number of the school’s janitors.
2:02 pm April 16, 2014 | 3 Comments
Authorities in Aceh are setting up detention centers specifically for Muslims who violate Shariah, or Islamic law, as part of the implementation of an Islamic criminal code procedure in the province.
12:54 pm April 16, 2014 | 2 Comments
Police in Jakarta have arrested three people for allegedly taking bets for an online bookmaker, reportedly turning over of billions of rupiah a month.
11:15 am April 16, 2014 | No Comment
Police in Aceh have arrested another six people for allegedly killing a Sumatran elephant for its tusks, bringing to 12 the number of suspected poachers nabbed in the case.