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Freedom of Information & The Press

October 2, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Tempo - October 2, 2019

Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – Press Council condemned acts of violence and intimidation committed by security officers against journalists while covering demonstrations against the ratificati

September 30, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Tempo - September 30, 2019

Shinta Maharani, Jakarta – Other than university students, the Independent Journalist Alliance or AJI Yogyakarta joined the second students' demonstration dubbed Gejayan Memanggil 2 he

September 27, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Statement - September 27, 2019

Dandhy Dwi Laksono, a journalist filmmaker for WatchDoc, was arrested on September 26 and charged under Indonesia's controversial Information and Electronic Transaction Law (ITE Law) f

Statements ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Statement - September 27, 2019

Journalists covering student protests in cities across Indonesia were attacked by police in a series of brutal incidents on September 24.

September 26, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Radio New Zealand - September 26, 2019

Journalist organisations in Indonesia have condemned alleged discrimination towards their colleagues by police in West Papua.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Coconuts Jakarta - September 26, 2019

Police in Indonesia have not only been accused of using excessive force against protesters taking part in student-led demonstrations against the government that have erupted in cities

September 25, 2019

Statements ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Statement - September 25, 2019

Bangkok – Indonesian authorities should carry out a thorough investigation into the police assaults of reporters covering protests in Makassar and hold those responsible to account, th

September 18, 2019

Statements ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
International Federation of Journalists Statement - September 18, 2019

Journalists covering the demonstration in front of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) in Jakarta, on Friday, September 13, were harassed, blocked and had their equipment damag

September 17, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Tempo - September 17, 2019

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – The Legal Aid Institute for the Press (LBH Pers) director Ade Wahyudi affirmed that the cover illustration of Tempo Magazine's September 16-22 edition which dep

September 11, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Asia Pacific Report - September 11, 2019

Michael Andrew – For the past three weeks a wave of violent protest has been spreading across West Papua and Indonesia.

September 2, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Jakarta Post - September 2, 2019

Ika Karlina Idris, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has blocked internet access as they deployed security forces to its easternmost provinces following days of violent protests ther

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Jakarta Globe - September 2, 2019

Antara & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – An association of Indonesian journalists has asked the government to reconsider a Criminal Code bill which if passed could be used to persecute anyon

August 29, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Counter Punch - August 29, 2019

Andreas Harsono – In early January 2016, journalists in the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta chatted about a doctor who had left her husband, moving to Kalimantan Island and joining a bac

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Jakarta Post - August 29, 2019

Karina M. Tehusijarana, Jakarta – YouTube has blocked a satirical video about West Papua from being viewed in Indonesia following a "legal complaint from the government".

August 26, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
International Federation of Journalists Statement - August 26, 2019

Following the government-led internet shutdown in Indonesia's eastern provinces of Papua and West Papua a journalist has been doxxed and harassed online.

August 25, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Organization for World Peace - August 25, 2019

Maddy Eagan – Following days of unrest, the Indonesian government blocked internet access on August 22nd in the provinces of Papua and West Papua (known collectively as West Papua).

August 24, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Jakarta Post - August 24, 2019

Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – West Papua journalist Victor Mambor claims he has faced intimidation and harassment for reporting on the internet blackout sanctioned by the government amid

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Jakarta Post - August 24, 2019

Gemma Holliani Cahya and Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – Papua is widely known for its poor telephone and internet network, and coupled with challenging geographical terrain, it is a diffic

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Reporters Without Borders Press Release - August 24, 2019

Paris (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch) – Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called for an immediate end to a two-day-old internet blackout in West Papua, where Indonesi

August 23, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Asia Pacific Report - August 23, 2019

Michael Andrew – The Indonesian media is contributing to resentment and racism toward Papuans, according to a human rights researcher and former journalist.

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
International Federation of Journalists Statement - August 23, 2019

Following riots and demonstrations in Papua and West Papua, the internet has been blocked in Indonesia's eastern most provinces since Wednesday, August 21.

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Tempo - August 23, 2019

Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – Chairman of the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia, Abdul Manan, condemned the internet block applied in Papua and West Papua by the government

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
The Conversation - August 23, 2019

Ika Karlina Idris – The Indonesian government has blocked internet access as they deployed security forces to its easternmost provinces following days of violent protests there.

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Tempo - August 23, 2019

Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – The Legal Aid Institute for the Press (LBH Pers) urges Communication and Informatics Ministry (Kominfo) to immediately lift the internet blocking policy as it h

August 20, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Jakarta Post - August 20, 2019

Bambang Muryanto, Yogyakarta – Gadjah Mada University's (UGM) rectorate has forced Balairung student magazine to remove a report on agrarian conflict entitled "Fighting Against Depriva