Crime

Protesters burn parliament building in Indonesia's Papua

Aug 19, 2019

Thousands of protesters in Indonesia's West Papua province have set fire to a local parliament building

2 Australian men arrested in drug cases in Bali

Jul 23, 2019

Indonesian police say two Australian men have been arrested with cocaine on Bali

Indonesia arrests suspected leader of Jemaah Islamiyah

Jul 1, 2019

Indonesian police say they have arrested a man believed to be the leader of the al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network who has eluded capture since 2003

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting

May 23, 2019

Police say seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta

6 die in Indonesia riots; Widodo says he won't allow unrest

May 22, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo says authorities have the volatile situation in the country's capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month's presidential election

Inmates riot, set fire at prison in western Indonesia

May 16, 2019

Security forces have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot

Indonesia jails Polish tourist who met Papuan activists

May 2, 2019

A Polish tourist has been sentenced to five years prison in Indonesia for treason after meeting with Papuan independence supporters

Some overseas Indonesians may vote again after fraud claim

Apr 16, 2019

Indonesia's Election Supervision Agency says about 320,000 overseas voters in neighboring Malaysia's biggest city should vote again in presidential and legislative elections after finding evidence that postal ballots had been tampered with

Indonesia asks 10 years prison for Pole charged with treason

Apr 11, 2019

Indonesian prosecutors are demanding 10-year prison sentences for a Polish globetrotter and a Papuan student who were charged with treason after meeting with independence supporters in the troubled Papua region

Indonesia says arrested Russian smuggled orangutan, lizards

Mar 25, 2019

Indonesian police say they also found geckos and chameleons in the luggage of a Russian tourist who has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of Bali