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KPU rapat dengan DPR bahas revisi UU Pilkada

Jan 21, 2015 - 11:50 AM

Salah satu hal yang mungkin diajukan oleh KPU adalah pemendekkan tahapan pilkada langsung

RAPAT DPR. Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono menyampaikan pidato terkait Rancangan Anggaran Pendapatan dan Belanja Negara (RAPBN) di hadapan anggota dewan pada 3 Agustus 2009. Foto oleh Adi Weda/EPA

KPU siapkan sistem data pemilih menyongsong pilkada serentak

Jan 20, 2015 - 6:58 PM

Sistem informasi data pemilih Sidalih sudah rampung 75 persen Sidalih adalah aplikasi untuk membantu petugas di KPU Kabupaten dalam pengolahan data pemilihnya secara lebih cepat dan tepat

Pemilih menggunakan hak pilihnya dalam Pemilihan Umum Presiden dan Wakil Presiden, 9 Juli 2014. Foto oleh Dhana Kencana/EPA

Perppu Pilkada disahkan jadi UU dengan revisi

Jan 20, 2015 - 1:15 PM

Hal hal yang dianggap perlu direvisi meliputi: Penjadwalan Pilkada pengaturan pelaksana tugas Plt kepala daerah dan pasal mengenai calon dan pasangan calon

RAPAT DPR. Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono menyampaikan pidato terkait Rancangan Anggaran Pendapatan dan Belanja Negara (RAPBN) di hadapan anggota dewan pada 3 Agustus 2009. Foto oleh Adi Weda/EPA

Mengapa pilkada serentak harus diundur

Dec 24, 2014 - 11:49 AM

Mengapa pilkada serentak setidaknya harus berlangsung bulan Juni 2016 dan pemilu legisaltif dan presiden serentak harus berlangsung pada bulan Juni 2019?

Pemilih menggunakan hak pilihnya dalam Pemilihan Umum Presiden dan Wakil Presiden, 9 Juli 2014. Foto oleh Dhana Kencana/EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Dec. 10, 2014

Dec 10, 2014 - 12:20 PM

The opposition s u turn on the regional direct elections issue the roll out of 4G services in Indonesia celebration of human rights day and more

4G-ENABLED? Telkomsel has begun rolling out its 4G service in Indonesia. File photo by EPA

Menguatkan penyelenggaraan pilkada langsung

Oct 13, 2014 - 11:28 AM

Secara kelembagaan KPU memutuskan untuk berada dalam posisi netral terkait UU Pilkada tapi ada sejumlah catatan terkait penyelenggaraan pilkada selama satu dasawarsa terakhir

An Indonesian voter casts his vote at a polling station in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia,  July 9, 2014. Photo by Dahana Kencana/EPA

Yudhoyono: 'I felt the anger of the people’

Oct 10, 2014 - 1:27 PM

Indonesia s outgoing president addresses concerns over the country s democracy at the 7th Bali Democracy Forum

FINAL FORUM. Outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono delivers a press statement at the 7th Bali Democracy Forum, his final one. Photo by Jet Damazo-Santos/Rappler

Asian CSOs 'concerned' for Indonesian democracy

Oct 09, 2014 - 10:00 PM

The Seoul based Asian Democracy Network issues a statement ahead of the 7th Bali Democracy Forum

ANTI-DEMOCRACY? Indonesian activists, one wearing a mask of Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (R), hold a mock trophy reading 'Father of Anti-Democracy' during a protest outside the Presidential Palace in Jakarta on September 30, 2014. Dozens of pro-democracy activists staged a rally to protest the  Regional Elections Law that ended direct elections for mayors and governors. Photo by Adi Weda/EPA

Bali Democracy Forum dan relevansinya saat ini

Oct 09, 2014 - 1:02 PM

Kami mengajak Anda untuk berbagi pikiran tentang Bali Democracy Forum tahun 2014

Anggota Detasemen Khusus Anti-Terorisme (Densus) 88 melakukan persiapan menjelang Bali Democracy Forum yang akan diadakan pada 10-11 Oktober 2014. Foto oleh Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP

'What democratic lessons?' Activists reject Bali Democracy Forum

Oct 07, 2014 - 5:07 PM

We don’t need to talk about democracy in ceremonial events when the people’s right to vote for their leader has been removed

SECURITY PREPARATIONS. Members of the Indonesian army prepare to secure the Bali Democracy Forum (BDF), which will be held in Bali on October 10-11, 2014. Photo by Sonny Tumbela/AFP

Memahami UU Pilkada: Bukan akhir demokrasi kita

Oct 04, 2014 - 12:46 PM

UU pilkada bukan akhir dari demokrasi Indonesia yang baru seumur jagung Yang terpenting adalah meningkatkan keterlibatan masyarakat agar demokrasi kita tak mati

RAMPAS HAK RAKYAT. Demonstrator melakukan aksi protes terhadap RUU Pilkada di depan gedung DPR RI, Senayan, Kamis (25/9). DPR sudah resmi mengesahkan RUU Pilkada menjadi UU, Jumat (26/9) dinihari. Foto oleh Adek Berry/AFP

Indonesia wRap: 3 Oktober 2014

Oct 03, 2014 - 12:18 PM

SBY tandatangani Perppu untuk selamatkan demokrasi Indonesia dan sebuah pertunjukan musikal STOMP yang tidak boleh dilewatkan untuk mengisi akhir pekan

SELAMATKAN DEMOKRASI. Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono menandatangani dua Perppu untuk membatalkan UU Pilkada yang kontroversial. Foto oleh AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Oct. 3, 2014

Oct 03, 2014 - 10:49 AM

Yudhoyono s special regulation to restore direct regional voting rights Jokowi s apology to Jakarta an off Broadway musical act in Jakarta this weekend and more

This general view shows Muslim pilgrims arriving for a prayer at Mecca's Grand Mosque, home of the cube-shaped Kaaba or "House of God" that Muslims believe was built by Abraham 4,000 years ago, on September 30, 2014 .Mohammed al-Shaikh/AFP

Indonesia wRap: 1 Oktober 2014

Oct 01, 2014 - 11:20 AM

Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono mencoba memperbaiki citranya setelah mendapat kecaman warga karena gagal menjaga pemilihan kepala daerah langsung dan Indonesia berhasil menggagalkan perdagangan ilegal pari manta

OUTGOING PRESIDENT. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono speaks on security and conflict resolution at George Washington University on September 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Oct. 1, 2014

Oct 01, 2014 - 9:56 AM

Yudhoyono s attempt at damage control first ever arrests of illegal manta ray traders young lovers caned publicly in Aceh and more

A Muslim pilgrim feeds pigeons as worshipers arrive for a prayer at Mecca's Grand Mosque, home of the Kaaba, on September 29, 2014 as hundreds of thousands of Muslim worshipers started pouring into the holy city for the annual hajj pilgrimage. Mohammed al-Shaikh/AFP

Yudhoyono intervenes in election law controversy

Sep 30, 2014 - 11:17 PM

The outgoing president plans to issue a presidential decree to reverse the controversial new law that scraps the direct election of local leaders

OUTGOING PRESIDENT. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono speaks on security and conflict resolution at George Washington University on September 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by AFP

Indonesia wRap: 30 September 2014

Sep 30, 2014 - 11:23 AM

Indonesia di ambang batas: Maju ke depan atau kembali ke Orde Baru?

TAKING OVER? Losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto and his allies are seen to be maneuvering to take control of various aspects of the government away from President-elect Joko Widodo. File photo by Hotli Simanjuntak/EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 30, 2014

Sep 30, 2014 - 9:41 AM

Maneuvers by Prabowo and his allies to take over WelcomeMrLiar hashtag greets Yudhoyono s return a surprise gold medal at the Asian Games and more

TAKING OVER? Losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto and his allies are seen to be maneuvering to take control of various aspects of the government away from President-elect Joko Widodo. File photo by Hotli Simanjuntak/EPA

SBY hubungi Ketua MK konsultasi UU Pilkada

Sep 29, 2014 - 4:21 PM

Meski tak ditandatangani presiden UU Pilkada tetap berlaku

PENJAGA DEMOKRASI. Ketua Mahkamah Konstitusi Hamdan Zoelva (kanan) saat memimpin sidang. Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono dikabarkan menghubungi Hamdan untuk konsultasi terkait UU Pilkada yang kontroversial. Foto oleh Romeo Gacad/AFP

Indonesia wRap: 29 September 2014

Sep 29, 2014 - 10:26 AM

JAKARTA Indonesia — Dari ShameOnYouSBY hingga ShamedByYou 2 medali Asian Games untuk Indonesia dan parkir meter untuk pengguna jalan di Jakarta

ANOTHER GOLD! Indonesia's Mohammad Ahsan (R) and Hendra Setiawan (L) celebrate after defeating South Korea's Yoo Yeonseong and Lee Yongdae in the men's doubles badminton final at Gyeyang gymnasium during the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon on September 28, 2014. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 29, 2014

Sep 29, 2014 - 8:28 AM

From ShameOnYouSBY to ShamedByYou two Asian Games gold medals for Indonesia Aceh s approval of caning for gay sex and more

Rappler Newscast | September 26, 2014

Sep 26, 2014 - 8:52 PM

Court grants Enrile s request for hospital detention Napoles downplays ties with sacked anti graft justice Outraged Indonesians mobilize to protect democracy

Outraged Indonesians begin to mobilize to protect democracy

Sep 26, 2014 - 5:02 PM

Though there is little recourse other than to seek a judicial review of the new law – a move many are now working on – Indonesians are beginning to mobilize beyond Twitter hashtags

OUTRAGEOUS. Indonesian policemen extinguish fire during a protest against a new bill on local elections in Jakarta on September 25, 2014. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

RUU Pilkada: Preseden buruk demokrasi Indonesia

Sep 26, 2014 - 2:43 PM

Menghancurkan kembali apa yang sudah dibangun dalam 1 dekade terakhir adalah preseden buruk bagi demokrasi Indonesia

RAMPAS HAK RAKYAT. Demonstrator melakukan aksi protes terhadap RUU Pilkada di depan gedung DPR RI, Senayan, Kamis (25/9). DPR sudah resmi mengesahkan RUU Pilkada menjadi UU, Jumat (26/9) dinihari. Foto oleh Adek Berry/AFP

Indonesia’s political disgrace

Sep 26, 2014 - 12:36 PM

Prabowo and his allies take revenge on Jokowi by eliminating direct local elections

Indonesia wRap: 26 September 2014

Sep 26, 2014 - 11:59 AM

Semalam hak warga Indonesia untuk memilih kepala daerahnya dirampas Sementara itu ShameOnSBY dan SaveSpongebob menjadi trending topic di Twiiter Gubernur Riau yang baru dilantik beberapa bulan juga ditangkap KPK

PORNO? Film kartun Crayon Shin-chan disensor karena mengandung unsur pornografi. Foto oleh AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 26, 2014

Sep 26, 2014 - 10:43 AM

How Indonesians lost their direct local voting rights why SaveSpongebob is trending in Indonesia a governor allegedly caught red handed exchanging bribes and more

TOO VULGAR? Japanese anime character Crayon Shin-chan who regularly displays his naked buttocks will be censored in Indonesia after regulators criticized it as ‘somewhat pornographic’.’ Photo by Thoshifumi Kitamura/AFP

How Indonesians lost their direct local voting rights

Sep 26, 2014 - 7:53 AM

A walkout by the Democratic Party led to the House of Representatives easily passing the controversial Regional Elections Bill RUU Pilkada

PLENARY VOTE. Indonesia's House of Representatives voted to get rid of direct local elections on September 26, 2014. Photo by Adi Weda/EPA

Indonesia wRap: 25 September 2014

Sep 25, 2014 - 11:26 AM

DPR RI akan melaksanakan sidang paripurna tentukan nasib RUU Pilkada Semalam mantan Ketua Umum Partai Demokrat Anas Urbaningrum divonis 8 tahun penjara

GUILTY. Former head of the Democrat Party Anas Urbaningrum (C) is hugged by his supporters after his guilty verdict was announced in Jakarta on September 24, 2014. Photo by AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 25, 2014

Sep 25, 2014 - 10:44 AM

Will Indonesians lose their right to vote today? Will the now convicted Anas hang himself at Monas? Will Indonesia bring home a gold medal from the Asian Games?

CHASING MEDALS. Indonesia's Glenn Victor Sutanto competes in the men's 100m butterfly swimming event during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on September 24, 2014. Photo by AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 19, 2014

Sep 19, 2014 - 10:07 AM

Rupiah breaches psychological threshold of 12 000 Indonesia U 23 football team advances in Asian Games latest political maneuvers from the Democrats and Gerindra on the local elections bill and more

UNDERVALUED? The Indonesian rupiah breached the 12,000 level on Thursday morning. File photo by AFP

Indonesia wRap: 18 September 2014

Sep 18, 2014 - 9:12 AM

Partai Demokrat berbalik arah dan mendukung pilkada langsung seminar LGBT di Yogyakarta dibatalkan setelah mendapat ancaman dari grup radikal dan Agnez Mo dan Noah masuk nominasi MTV Europe Music Awards

SUKSES. Sutradara asal Amerika Serikat Joshua Oppenheimer (kiri) tiba di red carpet Venice International Film Festival untuk menghadiri pemutaran film dokumenter terbarunya ‘Senyap.’ Foto oleh Andrea Merole/EPA

Democrats confirm support for direct regional elections

Sep 17, 2014 - 9:48 PM

The ruling Democratic Party s official position gives the upper hand to the political parties who are against a controversial bill that seeks to get rid of direct elections for governors mayors and district heads

RULING FAMILY. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (R), first lady Ani Yudhoyono (2nd R), and his son and daughter in-law, Edhie Baskoro (2nd L) and Siti Ruby Aliya Radjasa (L), show their inked thumbs after voting during the legislative elections in Jakarta on April 9, 2014. File photo by AFP

Indonesia’s bare-knuckle politics

Sep 15, 2014 - 3:43 PM

Threats to local democracy fuel subsidy stalemate and corruption arrests are all signs of a tense transition to President elect Joko Widodo

Indonesia wRap: 15 September 2014

Sep 15, 2014 - 11:49 AM

Komentar Presiden Yudhoyono terkait RUU Pemilihan Kepala Daerah Pilkada penangkapan empat warga negara asing terkait tindak pidana terorisme dan kecelakaan kapal tenggelam di Maluku Utara dan banyak lagi

DITANGKAP. Detasemen Khusus Antiteror 88 mengawal empat warga negara Turki yang ditangkap di Sulawesi Tengah. Keempatnya tiba di Jakarta pada 14 September. Foto oleh Bima Sakti/AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 15, 2014

Sep 15, 2014 - 9:57 AM

Yudhoyono s comments on the Regional Election Bill the arrest of 4 foreign nationals with suspected terrorism links another tragic boat sinking in North Maluku and more

ARRESTED. Elite Indonesian anti-terror police from Densus 88 escort four Turks arrested on arrival at the Jakarta airport on September 14, 2014. Photo by Bima Sakti/AFP

Pilkada oleh DPRD, langkah mundur demokrasi

Sep 12, 2014 - 12:36 PM

Gagasan pilkada oleh DPRD merupakan wacana yang sejatinya mengingkari semangat dan tujuan besar demokratisasi di Indonesia

KOALISI PERMANEN. Anggota partai politik yang tergabung dalam Koalisi Merah Putih mendeklarasikan koalisi permanen di Jakarta, 14 Juli, 2014. Photo oleh Adek Berry/AFP

Indonesia wRap: 12 September 2014

Sep 12, 2014 - 10:53 AM

Wali kota dan bupati tolak RUU Pilkada Esemka bisa jadi mobil dinas menteri Anas Urbaningrum dituntut 15 tahun dan lainnya

FACING JAIL. Anas Urbaningrum announcing his resignation as Democratic Party chairman on February 23, 2013, after being named a graft suspect. File photo by AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 12, 2014

Sep 12, 2014 - 9:50 AM

Mayors and district heads oppose regional election bill Jokowi considers locally made cars for his ministers 15 year jail term sought for former chairman of ruling Democratic Party and more

FACING JAIL. Anas Urbaningrum announcing his resignation as Democratic Party chairman on February 23, 2013, after being named a grat suspect. File photo by AFP

Prabowo revenge? New bill puts voting rights at risk

Sep 11, 2014 - 3:48 PM

Analysts say political parties are pushing for the controversial regional elections bill to force Jokowi and Megawati to start negotiating with them

RIGHT TO VOTE. An Indonesian voter casts his vote at a polling station in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia, July 9, 2014. Photo by Dahana Kencana/EPA

Indonesia wRap: 11 September 2014

Sep 11, 2014 - 11:09 AM

Mengapa Wakil Gubernur DKI Jakarta mundur dari partai politiknya tak ada mobil Mercedes Benz untuk menteri Jokowi hukuman yang lebih keras untuk pelanggar hukum syariah di Aceh dan lainnya

DIBUAT JERA. Seorang warga yang melanggar syariat Islam dicambuk oleh algojo di halaman masjid Al-Munawwarah, Aceh, 10 Desember 2010. Parlemen Aceh akan mengesahkan ‘qanun jinayat’ dengan ancaman hukuman lebih keras terhadap pelaku pelanggaran. Foto oleh Nurdin Hasan/Rappler

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 11, 2014

Sep 11, 2014 - 9:54 AM

Why the Jakarta deputy governor quit his political party no more Mercedes Benz cars for Jokowi s ministers harsher punishments for Islamic law violators in Aceh and more

PUBLIC FLOGGING. An Aceh resident receives lashes in a public courtyard in this 2010 file photo. Photo by Nurdin Hasan/Rappler

Ahok siap mundur dari Gerindra

Sep 10, 2014 - 12:40 PM

Ahok menilai Partai Gerindra sudah tidak sejalan lagi dengan visinya untuk memperjuangkan nasib rakyat Indonesia

SIAP INDEPENDEN. Wakil Gubernur DKI Jakarta Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama siap keluar dari Partai Gerindra. Foto oleh Adek Berry/AFP

Indonesia wRap: 10 September 2014

Sep 10, 2014 - 11:08 AM

Penolakan publik terhadap RUU Pilkada yang kontroversial tugas baru Yudhoyono mobil baru untuk menteri Jokowi dan lainnya

SALAM HORMAT. Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono memberi hormat dalam upacara peringatan Hari Raya Kemerdekaan Indonesia pada 17 Agustus 2014. Foto oleh Adek Berry/AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 10, 2014

Sep 10, 2014 - 9:59 AM

Public rejection of controversial Regional Elections Bill Yudhoyono s new job new cars for Jokowi s ministers and more

INDONESIAN LEGISLATURE. A coalition of parties led by losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto's Gerindra Party is pushing for a bill that would get rid of direct elections for regional executive positions. File photo by EPA

Lobi RUU Pilkada berlangsung alot

Sep 09, 2014 - 12:22 PM

Pimpinan partai politik harus turun tangan untuk temui kesepakatan sebelum rapat paripurna DPR RI pekan depan

RAPAT DPR. Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono menyampaikan pidato terkait Rancangan Anggaran Pendapatan dan Belanja Negara (RAPBN) di hadapan anggota dewan pada 3 Agustus 2009. Foto oleh Adi Weda/EPA

Indonesia wRap: 9 September 2014

Sep 09, 2014 - 11:21 AM

Kabar terkini soal RUU Pilkada para anggota DPR yang tersandung kasus suap dana haji gugatan uji materi untuk menaikkan usia minimum menikah untuk perempuan dan lainnya

KOALISI PERMANEN. Anggota partai politik yang tergabung dalam Koalisi Merah Putih mendeklarasikan koalisi permanen di Jakarta, 14 Juli, 2014. Photo oleh Adek Berry/AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 9, 2014

Sep 09, 2014 - 9:43 AM

The latest on the controversial local elections bill lawmakers implicated in the hajj graft scandal a petition to raise the marrying age for girls and more

'PERMANENT COALITION'. Members of the Red and White coalition of political parties supporting Prabowo Subianto during their declaration in Jakarta on July 14, 2014. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

Polemik RUU Pilkada masuki tahap genting

Sep 08, 2014 - 8:29 PM

RUU Pilkada jalan untuk kurangi politisi korup atau tanda kemunduran demokrasi?

Anggota partai politik yang tergabung dalam Koalisi Merah Putih mendeklarasikan koalisi permanen di Jakarta, 14 Juli, 2014. Photo oleh Adek Berry/AFP