After taking a stern measure to disband Islamic Hizbut Tahir over the accusation that the mass organization is anti-Pancasila, the nation’s ideology, President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, has instructed the National Police chief and the Indonesian Army commander to take action against statements and actions that threaten the national unity.
"So we consider that Mr. Didin’s case is (published) only to distract the public’s attention to severe forest damage cases that seem to be covered. Why they cover the issue, is there any official involved?" Sabang questioned.
Prabowo Subianto’s image bolstered, following Anies Baswedan-Sandiaga Uno’s win in the recent Jakarta election, displeasing adversary political parties – as the 2019 Presidential Elections is now in sight - who quickly strategized by revealing the role of other politicians in the pair’s victory.
According to Zulkifli, JK brought a great influence although he only recommended Anies Baswedan’s name. JK is a senior politician, a figure of HMI and KAHMI, an Islamic figure, and many Muslim scholars (Ulemas) asked questions to him. So, JK has a significant influence among Muslims.
Fewer political parties are supporting the Rights of Inquiry against the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) as some lawmakers have backed down, leaving only four factions openly supporting the move, namely the Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP), the Golkar Party, the Nasional Democrat (NasDem) party and the People’s Conscious (Hanura) party.
However, regarding the choice between open and closed proportional representation system, the Cabinet Secretary said they will decide later.
Miryam’s testimony that told the oppression from KPK investigators against her has triggered a reaction of the House of Representatives. The House keeps asking KPK to reveal the footage of Miryam undergoing the interrogation.
The President of Aspek Indonesia, Mirah Sumirat, said the laborers’ voice includes waging system, internship system, the status of honorary teachers, foreign workers, robotization, and safety precautions (K3).
The Jakarta Governor Election 2017 has concluded and now political parties are preparing for battle in West Java, Central Java and East Java.
The police has been under heavy public criticism lately over the fatal irresponsible use of guns. The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) demands the po.ice to evaluate the law enforcement institution’s procedures in using guns and requirements for police officers to carry the lethal weapon.
House of Representatives Vice Chairman, Fahri Hamzah, is receiving curses for knocking his hammer prematurely in the parliament’s meeting, which would decide whether lawmakers should use their Rights of Inquiry against KPK to force the anti-graft body open its investigation report on now fugitive Miryam Haryani, in the e-KTP corruption.
The Indonesian Elections Monitoring Independent Committee (KIPP Indonesia) stated that the House disappoints people for prioritizing their recess period instead of finishing the arrangement of General Elections Law.