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The Difficulties in Seeing Migrant Workers Information in Cirebon

26 November 2013 Dissemination of Public Information Openness Law (UU KIP) is several regions seems lavish and glamorous, but is the large spending of government’s budget for those activities accompanied with the implementation? Apparently not. It was proved by Jingga Media Cirebon activist Ahmad Rovahan who used UU KIP to find migrant workers in Cirebon region. During the initial process, …

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Central Information Commission in Vacuum, Information Disputes Unprocessed

17 June 2013 Filing of public information dispute against the Indonesian Consulate General in Hong Kong (KJRI Hong Kong) met another obstacle. The Hong Kong BMI II Team who pioneered the request for information to KJRI Hong Kong must wait their turn for their dispute to be processed as there is a vacuum in the Central information Commission (KIP) It …

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Kontras: Public Information Access in Five Commissions Unsatisfactory

29 November 2013 JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has said that public access to information of commissions, which are the National Commission on Human Rights, the Attorney Commission, the National Police Commission, the Ombudsman Commission and the Judicial Commission, is unsatisfactory. “The implementation is still poor even though they play strategic roles …

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Batam State Court Violates Supreme Court Regulation

7 November 2013 Further hearing on Putra Batam University against Nampat Silangit is getting more bizarre as the Batam State Court Judges Council led by Merrywati is deviating from Supreme Court Regulation No. 2/2011. The trial, held on Thursday (7/11/2013), was opened by presenting evidence from defendant and plaintiff. The evidence of decision from the Information Commission (KI) was rejected …

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Lampung Government Ordered to Provide DPA Information

9 October 2012 TRIBUNLAMPUNG.co.id –The Lampung Information Commission (KI) has ordered the Lampung Irrigation and Settlement Agency to publish information on budget execution document (DPA) and letters of accountability (SPI) of drinking water and wastewater development program and housing community empowerment program from 2010 to 2012 requested by local NGO Tiem 99. The decision was taken after the trial verdict …

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Garut Government Sues Citizen

13 November 2013 The Garut District Government has sued one of their citizens to the Supreme Court after the government lost a trial at Bandung Administrative Court (PTUN) The lawsuit arose after the Garut Revenue, Financial Management and Regional Asset Agency (DPPKAD) lost in a dispute at West Java information Commission against Donny Setiawan, 37. “This lawsuit is our rights …

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West Java Government Budget Execution Report Difficult to Access

29 November 2013 BANDUNG – The budget execution list (DPA) from every government institution under the West Java Provincial Government is still difficult to access. DPA can be used as reference in overseeing regional budget use. The difficult access to information does not comply with Law No. 14/2008 about public information openness (UU KIP).  The law stipulates that there must …

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Supreme Court: 81 Courts Have Not Published Verdicts

31 January 2014 JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Supreme Court secretary said there are still 81 courts that have not actively published their verdicts through the Supreme Court’s website. “Most of them are from big cities, such as Jakarta,” he said on Saturday (25/1/2014). He further said around 89 percent of 819 courts have published their verdicts on the website. According to …

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Four Political Parties Not Present on Information Dispute Trial

7 December 2013 Information dispute between NGO Working Group (Pokja) 30 and nine political parties was continued by East Kalimantan Information Commission (KI), but only five of nine political parties’ representatives were present. The five political parties were Golkar Party, United Development Party (PPP), Prosperous Justice Party (PKS), National Mandate Party (PAN) and Prosperous Peace Party (PDS). The other four, …

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12 Political Parties in Samarinda Receive Rp988 Million, Must be Accountable

5 December 2013 12 political parties in Samarinda in 2013 received aid of Rp98 million from the government, based on information from Ridwan Tassa, assistant of social community secretariat at Samarinda City Government. Tassa said every year, there are regulatory changes that political parties and the government should pay attention to, especially those that are related to steps that must …

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KPU to Assists Political Parties Draft Campaign Fund Report

3 December 2013 The General Elections Commission (KPU) is ready to assist 2014 elections participants in drafting reports for opening campaign fund account and bookkeeping of campaign fund expenditure. For that purpose, KPU has established help desk in every level from cities to provinces. “Political parties that want to consult can come to local KPU office. The officers there will …

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KI Wants Universities as Barometer for Public Information Openness

28 October 2016 Samarinda – Mulawarman University in Samarinda, East Kalimantan, has been suspected of allegedly collecting illegal levies from students of Master of Management program in the amount of Rp3.99 million for six years. The campus is indicated of not being able to account for funds of Rp2.5 billion. The data was revealed during a verdict trial by East …

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