Crime

Amnesty condemns Indonesia police killings ahead of games

Aug 17, 2018

Amnesty International says Indonesian police fatally shot dozens of petty criminals in a deliberate campaign of "unnecessary and excessive" force ahead of the Asian Games

Indonesia woman irked by mosque noise on trial for blasphemy

Aug 14, 2018

Indonesian prosecutors are seeking an 18-month prison term for a woman who was charged with blasphemy after she complained about the volume of a mosque's loudspeakers

Australian man arrested in Bali on cocaine charges

Aug 9, 2018

An Australian man faces up to 20 years in prison in Indonesia after being arrested for allegedly selling cocaine on the resort island of Bali

Indonesia returning yacht at center of Malaysia graft probe

Aug 5, 2018

A police official says Indonesia is returning a luxury yacht allegedly bought with funds stolen from a Malaysian state investment company

Indonesian court outlaws Islamic State-linked group

Jul 31, 2018

An Indonesian court has outlawed Jemaah Anshorut Daulah, a network that supports the Islamic State group, following deadly attacks over the past two years

Indonesia graft buster returns to work after acid attack

Jul 27, 2018

An anti-corruption investigator almost blinded by an acid attack urged Indonesia's President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to set up a fact finding team to solve his case as he returned to work 16 months after the assault

Indonesia seeks ban on Islamic State linked group

Jul 25, 2018

Indonesia's government has asked a court to ban Jemaah Anshorut Daulah, a militant network linked to the Islamic State group, hoping to strangle its funding and support

Activists slam punishment of raped girl who had abortion

Jul 23, 2018

Activists have criticized a six-month prison sentence given to a 15-year-old Indonesian girl who had an abortion after being raped by her brother

Indonesian teen raped by her brother jailed for abortion

Jul 22, 2018

A 15-year-old Indonesian girl who was raped by her brother has been sentenced to six months in prison for having an abortion

Indonesia police kill 11 in crime fight ahead of Asian Games

Jul 17, 2018

Indonesian police have killed 11 suspected petty criminals and shot dozens more in a heavy-handed campaign to free Jakarta of street crime before next month's Asian Games