Possible Threat Against the Elimination of Illegal Fishing

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On Saturday (Apr 18), the Jakarta police found the body of an official from the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries in a hotel in Menteng, Central Jakarta. The body was identified as Yoseph Sairela, who is known to be the coordinator of the Benjina Marine Resources and Fisheries Supervision Post of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (PSDKP KKP). Speculation emerged that the death of Yoseph is related to the Benjina slavery case. [Continue reading]

Ubud Watch, A Crime Mapping Platform

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Bali is known as one of Indonesia’s major tourist destinations. Data from the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, the number foreigners visiting Bali in 2013 increased up to approximately 13 percent from 2.8 million foreign visitors in 2012 and to 3.2 million foreign visitors in 2013. That being said, instances of crime in the island, ranging from sexual assault to murder seem to have also been on in the increase. [continue reading]