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An Indonesian court has granted jailed former Jakarta governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama a divorce and custody of his two younger children after finding sufficient evidence of infidelity by his wife, Veronica Tan. The three-judge panel accepted Ahok's argument the marriage of more than 20 years ...
Yanto Awerkion was given a ten-month sentence for treason by an Indonesian court. Mr Awerkion was arrested in May 2017 in Timika because of his involvement with a petition calling for West Papuan independence from Indonesia. After 17 court appearances, trial delays and over nine months in jail, ... political prisoner

1 Year 2017 regarding the Implementation of the 2017 Supreme Court Meeting as a Guideline for the Role of Indonesian Courts ("SEMA No. 1"). SEMA No. 1 is a 41-page document that contains new policies to be applied by courts in Indonesia when handling criminal, civil, religious and military matters.
Australian Joshua Baker, left, listens to his lawyer in a courtroom during his verdict trial in Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday, March, 27, 2018. Indonesian judges sentenced Baker to ten months in rehabilitation on allegations for trying to smuggle illegal drugs on to the island. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)more +.
An Indonesian court has found a Papuan activist guilty of incitement and sentenced him to 10 months in prison for promoting a petition calling for a referendum on independence for the region. Yanto Awerkion was arrested last May in Timika near the U.S.-owned Grasberg gold and copper mine that's a ...
A member of the pro-independence West Papua National Committee has been given a ten-month jail sentence for treason by an Indonesian court. West Papuan political prisoner Yanto Awerkion is sentenced to ten months jail for treason by an Indonesian court. Photo: Supplied. Yanto Awerkion was ...

Protesters gather in front of Banyuwangi District Court in Indonesia's East Java province, this week in the freedom of expression case. ... An Indonesian court has convicted and sentenced an environmentalist to 10 months in prison on a charge of spreading communism by carrying a hammer-and-sickle ...
The Indonesian Constitutional Court (Mahkamah Konstitusional or MK) has rejected the petition of an Islamic conservative group to outlaw extramarital and gay sex. Activists believe the proposal to amend several articles of the Indonesian Criminal Code (KUHP) is aimed at persecuting the lesbian, gay, ...
Equanimity (Cayman) Ltd, the legal owner of the 1MDB-linked yacht, says the US government has not taken any steps to prove its case or entitlement to the vessel. Equanimity (Cayman) Ltd says the DoJ's proposed course of action will drastically reduce the vessel's value and expose it and its crew ...
JAKARTA — A court in Indonesia has ordered a subsidiary of the country's second-biggest pulp and paper company to comply with a government order aimed at preventing land fires and haze. The Jakarta State Administrative Court ruled that the legal basis for PT Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper's (RAPP) to ...
A court in Indonesia's Ranai City sentenced two of the fishermen to either five months in jail or a IDR500 million ($37,000) fine last Tuesday. ... The Indonesian court found Hoang and Trung guilty on December 12, and the other three captains are also facing similar sentences at their upcoming trials in mid ...
JAKARTA ― An Indonesian court has sentenced 10 men to two years in prison for taking part in a gay sex party at a sauna, court documents show. The group was among at least 141 men detained during a raid on a building that houses a sauna and a gym in the capital Jakarta in May. While most were ...
The Indonesian Constitutional Court (Mahkamah Konstitusional or MK) has rejected the petition of an Islamic conservative group to outlaw extramarital and gay sex. Activists believe the proposal to amend several articles of the Indonesian Criminal Code (KUHP) is aimed at persecuting the lesbian, gay, ...
A court in Indonesia's Ranai City on Tuesday sentenced two Vietnamese fishermen to either five months in jail or a IDR500 million ($37,000) fine for ... The Indonesian court found Hoang and Trung guilty on Tuesday, and the other three captains are also facing similar sentences at their upcoming trials.
Jakarta, Dec 14 (IANS) An Indonesian court on Thursday rejected the petition of a conservative organisation to criminalise sexual relations outside of marriage and between people of the same sex. The petition to reform the criminal code was dismissed by five of the nine judges, reports Efe news.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's top court on Thursday ruled against petitioners seeking to make gay sex and sex outside marriage illegal in a victory for the country's besieged LGBT minority. The 5-to-4 decision of the nine-judge panel of the constitutional Court rejected the arguments of a conservative ...
A sharia court in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province has sentenced two gay men to public caning, further undermining the country's moderate image after a Christian politician was imprisoned for blasphemy. The court said the men, aged 20 and 23, would each be subjected to 85 lashes for having ...

... governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, aka Ahok, call for his release during a rally in Jakarta, on May 9, the day an Indonesian court sentenced ...
How did a man decide to take revenge on the Indonesian court that ruled against him? The obvious answer: a bag full of poisonous snake.
The lawyer representing dozens of Indonesians who allege they were wrongly jailed in adult prisons has urged the Australian Government to ...
Players perform the Debus, an ancient ceremony of the Sundanese to prove the power of their faith, during the Banten Beach Festival in ...
JAKARTA — Indonesia's troubled legal system is again coming under scrutiny, after rulings in two high-profile cases that have alarmed both ...
A sharia court in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province has sentenced two gay men to public caning, further undermining the country's ...
... authorities checked on the girl's well-being abroad, and told Curry he could try to go through the Indonesian court system to bring her home.
This was followed by multiple proceedings in the Indonesian courts concerning the new institution's use of the “BANI” name. Regrettably, this ...
Singapore company Federal International said an Indonesian court has ruled against its Indonesian subsidiary in a lawsuit it brought against ...
Jimly Asshiddiqie, one of the founding justices of the Constitutional Court in Indonesia, said he was confident that under the leadership of ...
JAKARTA: Indonesia's Supreme Court has ruled that tariff ranges imposed by the government last month on online ride-hailing services are ...
She and Ms Amelia have further agreed to release each other from any remaining legal action in the Indonesian courts. Because of the ...
An Indonesian court on Borneo island jailed a man on Wednesday for eight months after he grew medicinal marijuana to help ease the ...
An Indonesian court on Borneo island on Wednesday jailed a man for eight months after he grew medicinal marijuana to help ease the pain ...
Whether they intended to do so using legal or extra-legal means is a matter for Indonesian courts to decide. Putting questions of guilt or ...
... may be resolved in an Indonesian court or by an Indonesian arbitration body, i.e., Badan Arbitrase Nasional Indonesia (“BANI”), provided that ...
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia — An Islamic Shariah court in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province has sentenced two gay men to public caning ...
A sharia court in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province has sentenced two gay men to public caning, further undermining the country's ...
An Indonesian court sentenced the minority Christian governor of Jakarta to two years in prison on Tuesday for blaspheming the Quran.
Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as Ahok, arrives in court for the verdict and sentencing in his blasphemy trial. Photograph: ...
Jakarta's Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purname, also known as Ahok, arriving for his court hearing in Jakarta, on April 20, 2017. PHOTO: AFP.
A Muslim protester holds a banner during a rally outside a court during a controversial blasphemy case against Jakarta's Christian governor.
Dian Yulia Novi, second left, arrested last year on suspicion of plotting to blow herself up outside the presidential palace in Jakarta during a ...
The appeal is an ominous sign for Connor as it is common for appellate courts in Indonesia to impose harsher sentences on appeal.
INDONESIA-PEOPLE SMUGGLER - An Indonesian court sentences a people-smuggling kingpin to six years in jail for organizing a trip for migrants to New Zealand in early 2015.
The Indonesian court has sentenced the people-smuggling kingpin to six years in jail and also fined him to pay 55 million rupiah ($37,400) to the state or to serve six more months in prison for organizing a trip for migrants to New Zealand in early 2015.
This week, an Indonesian court sentenced him to a five-year prison term, and gave two other leading figures of Milah Abraham, the religious sect he established, prison terms as well.
An Indonesian court has sentenced a British man to six years in jail over the fatal assault of a police officer in Bali. His Australian girlfriend received a four-year sentence.
This week, an Indonesian court sentenced him to a five-year prison term, and gave two other leading figures of Milah Abraham, the religious sect he established, prison terms as well.
Such proceedings would take place in Indonesia, and, for limited purposes, would be overseen by the Indonesian courts. As a result of PT-FI's inability to export concentrates, PT-FI is suspending investments, reducing its production by approximately 60 ...
JAKARTA: An Indonesian court has jailed three leaders of a group that Islamic clerics had called a deviant religious organisation for up to five years for blasphemy, sparking condemnation from human rights groups over the targeting of minorities.
Denpasar. An Indonesian court sentenced former Reuters journalist David Fox to seven months in prison on Thursday (09/03) for possession of hashish, less than the one-year jail term sought by prosecutors, meaning that he can be released in a few weeks.
Indonesian court sentences journalist David Fox to seven months' jail for drug possession. Updated 9 March 2017, 21:50 AEDT.


 

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