Makassar Church Bombers Are Husband and Wife: Police

BY :THE JAKARTA GLOBE Jakarta. Two suicide bombers who launched Sunday’s attack on a catholic church in Makassar, South Sulawesi have been identified as a married couple, police said on Monday. The attack injured at least 20 people and instantly…

The head of the Papuan People’s Assembly says it has rejected Indonesia’s plans on special autonomy for his region. Indonesia’s government is seeking to extend the Papuan provinces’ Special Autonomy Law which expires this year after two decades. Special Autonomy…

by Dea – West Papuan leaders have declared awaiting government, whilst Indonesia’s contested province, because the United Nations says it is “plagued by increased violence” there, including the alleged killing of a child by security forces. The province marks independence…

Translator: Ricky Mohammad Nugraha Editor: Markus Wisnu Murti TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Joint Regional Defense Command (Kogabwilhan) on Friday, November 6, reported a casualty and an injury following a shootout between Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) soldiers and local Papuan armed criminal groups. Command spokesman Colonel Czi…

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia’s former vice president, Jusuf Kalla, said, in principle, all violent conflicts can be resolved through peaceful settlement, but each conflict-torn area may demand a different approach. “In principle, all violent conflicts can be resolved through peaceful…