Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Press Council appreciated the National Police Chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo who apologized and revoked the telegram letter regarding the internal media
Freedom of Information & The Press
April 7, 2021
April 6, 2021
Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Police (Polri) Chief Listyo Sigit Prabowo has issued a circular that firmly instructs every police internal media unit not to bring media
Update: The National Police has apologized and rescinded the circular amid the public backlash.
Original story follows.
Jakarta – The National Police on Tuesday made a sharp u-turn on a recent circular issued by Police Chief Listyo Sigit Prabowo which bans the media from reporting violent acts by officer
March 29, 2021
Jakarta – A Tempo journalist in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya, Nurhadi, was abused and threatened when investigating a case of alleged tax bribery involving the former di
March 28, 2021
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Chief Editor of Tempo Magazine, Wahyu Dhyatmika, strongly criticizes the persecution of one of its journalist named Nurhadi, which took place in Surabaya, on Sat
February 24, 2021
M Rosseno Aji, Friski Riana, Jakarta – Two of Tempo's newspaper and magazine brands, Koran Tempo and Majalah Tempo, took home four awards in The 12th Indonesia Print Media Awards (IPMA)
February 9, 2021
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – In the commemoration of the National Press Day on Tuesday, February 9, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung said the press freedom must be maintained as stipulated in
February 5, 2021
Lusa News, Dili – The Timorese Press Council today asked journalists to avoid being "messenger boys", referring to the publication of a statement about former Timor-Leste president Xana
February 1, 2021
Mongabay editor Philip Jacobson has been awarded the 2020 Oktovianus Pogau Award for Courage in Journalism. The award, announced Jan.
January 17, 2021
Elena Couper & Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Tempo is doing what any respected media company should do: reporting facts and providing valuable analytical opinions on issues that matter
December 29, 2020
Jakarta – The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has revealed that cases of violence against journalists had increased to an all-time high in 2020, with most cases related to int
December 28, 2020
Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Chairperson Abdul Manan says that there were many cases of violence against journalists in 2020.
November 24, 2020
Muhammad Beni Saputra – COVID-19 pandemic has increased the thirst for local news among people across Indonesia's vast archipelago since the first coronavirus case was announced in Marc
November 23, 2020
Nirmala Maulana, who works for a national online media Kompas.com, was assaulted by members of the military when covering the removal banners of Islam Defenders Front (FPI) Leader Rizie
November 20, 2020
Sabrina Asril, Jakarta – The practice of obstructing press freedom has happened again.
November 19, 2020
M Yusuf Manurung, Jakarta – The Press Council conducted yet another free Polymerase Chain Reaction or PCR swab test program for 100 media workers.
November 4, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – More than 100 media workers have filed reports on alleged violation of labor rights committed by their workplaces, the Legal Aid Institute for the Press
November 3, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Following reports of high rates of newsroom layoffs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID) has urged
October 28, 2020
Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – In the eight months since the first announcement of COVID-19 outbreak in the country, the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has received a number of rep
October 26, 2020
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – At least 56 journalists experienced violence or intimidation, allegedly perpetrated by members of the police, during nationwide protests against the Job Cr
October 21, 2020
Jakarta – Police have arrested six suspects over the murder of a journalist in Central Mamuju, West Sulawesi, that took place in August.
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 12, 2020
At least 28 journalists, covering protests against Omnibus Law, were attacked by police in Indonesia on October 8.
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