For Immediate release Bangkok, Thailand May 24, 2019 The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) condemns the recent rounds of violence on May 22 in Jakarta, Indonesia. ANFREL and its membership in the region call for all election stakeholders to exercise sobriety, especially in this period of reflection and contemplation for our
Presidential Polling in Indonesia on the 9th of July went smoothly and was thankfully free from major incident. The voters freely exercised their political rights across the nation with the exception of polling stations in the area of Yahukimo mountain due to a delay in the delivery of logistics materials due to
Indonesian President & Vice-President Candidates; Graphic Credit: fncounter.com Indonesia is preparing for new leadership thanks to elections scheduled for 9 July 2014. Over 188 million Indonesians are registered to cast their ballots at the 478,591 polling stations set up by the General Elections Commission of Indonesia(KPU). Elections officials have been working overtime to finalise election
Study Mission Report The 2013 Papua gubernatorial election featured some unique aspects. It was conducted through a series of political compromises and continued the use of the traditional noken balloting system. In the following pages, ANFREL addresses the strengths and weaknesses of the electoral process but, on the whole, concludes that the
Aceh Mission & Findings report
ATTACHMENT TO THE LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA ON LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS (Unofficial Translation of Indonesian Electoral Law by IFES)
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LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA ON LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS (Unofficial Translation of Indonesian Electoral Law by IFES)
IFES Indonesia Unofficial Translation of Law 8:2012 on Legislative Elections (v1_2012-06-14) LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA NUMBER 8 YEAR 2012 ON GENERAL ELECTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, PEOPLE’S REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL, AND REGIONAL HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Considers : WITH THE BLESSING OF THE ONE AND ONLY GOD THE
Photo: Heri Juanda, Associated Press “More Efforts Needed to Develop Genuine Democratic Elections” Bangkok, 04 May 2012 - The Asian Network for Free Elections wishes to congratulate the people of Aceh for their participation in the second local election held since the end of the conflict in the Province. The April 9th 2012
ANFREL Interim Report on the Aceh Local Elections: Gubernatorial, Mayoral, & Head of Regency Elections 2012
Photo: Heri Juanda, Associated Press Aceh Interim Report May 2012 Click the link above for the full text of ANFREL's Interim Report on the Elections in Aceh.
ANFREL Press Statement - Aceh 2012 For Immediate Release: ANFREL Press Statement on Governor & Regent Elections in Aceh BANDA ACEH, 11 April 2012 – The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) wishes to commend the people of Aceh for turning out in large numbers to exercise their democratic right in what
Aceh Preliminary Report Preliminary Report 11 April 2012 The Political Campaign The campaign atmosphere was lively throughout Aceh. During the scheduled campaign period candidates and their campaign teams posted signs and banners, held rallies and canvassed districts. Campaign rallies were generally peaceful and held in designated areas specified by KIP. The strong
The Race for No.1 has begun: Candidates for Governor in Aceh Pledge for Peaceful Elections & ANFREL Observes in Aceh
On 14 March 2012, five pairs of gubernatorial candidates in the Aceh Elections made pledges for a non-violent electoral race in the provincial capital, Banda Aceh. The candidates also committed to respect people’s freedom to exercise their rights and to maintain order and peace as their top priority. The candidates also
The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) recently released a chart assigning a score for political rights and civil liberties to 30 countries in Asia. The chart can be viewed below.
View Full Report (PDF) After being delayed three times, local elections in West Papua were finally pushed through in July 2011. The delays were partially a result of disputes and maneuvers by elites within the MRP, DPRPB and KPUPB regarding the authorization to execute the elections. The Gubernatorial election was conducted in
View Full Report (PDF) The essence of democratization agenda in Indonesia is mandated for a power transforms on the parliamentary and presidential position through direct elections system held every 5 years. A unique diversity nation wide of ethnicities, languages and religions spreads out of thousands island within the country. Making it a
View Full Report (PDF) The April 9 2009 polls marked another important chapter in the annals of Indonesia’s long and an undeniably attention-grabbing history. The elections were held in the face of growing criticisms regarding mismanagement by the National Election Commission (KPU), though the process was by and large peaceful and smooth. The glitches notwithstanding,
View Full Report (PDF) The tsunami was a tragedy for the people of Aceh. The magnitude of the loss of life has left the people with great grief. It also brought an unexpected end to the violence and a crucial change within Aceh. The international community's support is now very much needed
View Full Report (PDF) The 2004 Indonesia legislative election and Presidential election have seen remarkable positive advances in terms of human rights condition, comparing to the 1999 Indonesia Election. Generally, .ANFREL observed that politically motivate killing and intimidation in terms of voters decision making is almost inexistence. The progress to Indonesia democratic
View Full Report (PDF) Indonesia's geopolitics since the end of Soeharto's 32-year rule has significantly changed the Asia-Pacific region. The once Big Brother of Asia buckled down to both domestic and inter-national pressure1 for immediate change of rule and eventual transition to democracy.