Jakarta – Police have arrested six suspects over the murder of a journalist in Central Mamuju, West Sulawesi, that took place in August.
Freedom of Information & The Press
October 21, 2020
Jose Sarito Amaral, Balibo – The Jornal Independente newspaper has been awarded Timor-Leste's media outlet of the year prize in the National Press Council's 2019 awards.
October 10, 2020
Dyaning Pangestika and Ruslan Sangadji, Jakarta/Palu, Central Sulawesi – Civil groups have reported that more journalists were reportedly assaulted by law enforcement officers while cov
Jakarta – The Indonesian Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) says that there is a repeated pattern to the violence committed by police against journalists covering protest actions
Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) recorded 28 violent cases against journalists during the news reporting of anti-omnibus law demonstration in a numb
Jakarta (The Jakarta Post/Asia News Network) – Civil groups have reported that journalists were assaulted by law enforcement officers while covering protests against the highly controve
October 9, 2020
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – A journalist was reportedly assaulted by members of the Jakarta Police while covering widespread protests against the recently passed and highly controversial J
Padang – The Jakarta Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) and the Legal Aid Institute for the Press (LBH Pers) are calling on the national police (Polri) to fully investigate the v
October 8, 2020
October 1, 2020
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – As The Jakarta Post continues on its path of transformation, it has appointed M. Taufiqurrahman as its seventh editor-in-chief, effective on Oct. 1.
September 22, 2020
Nina Loasana, Jakarta – Popular news outlet Liputan6.com filed a report of alleged intimidation, in the form of doxing, against one of its journalists, Cakrayuri "Cakra" Nuralam, to the
September 11, 2020
Ihsanuddin, Jakarta – The Press Council has released the survey results on the 2020 Press Freedom Index (IKP) in 34 provinces throughout Indonesia.
September 9, 2020
A series of assaults against local journalists has occurred in different cities in the country, ranging from verbal attacks to physical assault.
September 6, 2020
Semarang, Jubi – Adriana Elizabeth, a senior researcher at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and the Coordinator for the Papua Peace Network in Jakarta, said Jubi always be th
September 3, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Jakarta will host the annual National Press Day celebration on Feb. 9 next year, Governor Anies Baswedan announced on Wednesday.
August 28, 2020
Ahmad Faiz, Jakarta – Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFEnet) executive director Damar Juniarto on Thursday's virtual discussion with Tempo highlighted the existence of a
August 27, 2020
August 26, 2020
Sydney and Jakarta – A spate of hacking attacks on Indonesian media that published articles critical of the government's response to the coronavirus has raised concerns over press freed
August 25, 2020
Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – Representatives from news websites tempo.co and tirto.id visited the Jakarta Police headquarters on Tuesday to report recent cyberattacks they have encounter
Media organisations in Indonesia have reported a spate of digital attacks directed at critical coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Jakarta – Several Indonesian media outlets critical of the government's coronavirus response have been hit by a series of computer hacking attacks that the International Federation of J
August 24, 2020
Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The Committee for the Safety of Journalists (KKJ) says that the hacking of mass media websites is a new threat against the work of journalists in Indone
Jakarta – The police in Central Mamuju regency, West Sulawesi, have launched an investigation into the death of Demas Laira, 28, an online media journalist who was found dead by a roads
August 22, 2020
Dian Erika Nugraheny, Jakarta – The recent hacking of the Tempo.co website has not intimidated Tempo's editors who will continue to take a critical stand in their reporting.