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November 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 20, 2020

Jakarta – The Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFEnet) has criticized the hate speech verdict handed down against Bali-based musician I Gede Ari Astina, better known as Je

November 19, 2020

Reuters - November 19, 2020

Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Jakarta – A Indonesian musician who is a drummer for Bali-based punk rock band Superman is Dead was sentenced on Thursday to 14 months in jail for criticising th

November 16, 2020

CNN Indonesia - November 16, 2020

Jakarta – Demonstrators from the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) have protested the police's actions in blocking them when they wanted to hold a rally at the State Palace in Central Jakar

November 6, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 6, 2020

Jakarta – Badrudin, a resident of Cihara district in Lebak regency, Banten, was arrested by police on Monday for uploading to his Facebook account a video showing difficult road access

November 3, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 3, 2020

Jakarta – Prosecutors are seeking a three-year prison sentence for musician I Gede Ari Astina, who goes by the stage name Jerinx, who is on trial at the Denpasar District Court in Bali

October 28, 2020

Kompas.com - October 28, 2020

Sania Mashabi, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia Executive Director Usman Hamid says that there have been more indictments using Law Number 11/2008 on Information and Electronic

Asia Pacific Report - October 28, 2020

Pacific Media Watch – The United Liberation Movement if West Papua (ULMWP) has accused the Indonesian government of imposing martial law on the Melanesian region of West Papua and bruta

October 27, 2020

SBS News - October 27, 2020

Virginia Langeberg – More than a dozen university students have been injured in an incident in the Papuan capital, Jayapura, with witnesses claiming Indonesian troops opened fire to dis

Radio New Zealand - October 27, 2020

Students in the capital of Indonesia's Papua province have had to flee gunshots as security forces disbanded a demonstration.

October 21, 2020

Tempo - October 21, 2020

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (Kominfo) was preparing to issue a Ministerial Regulation (Permen) to block social media accounts spr

October 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 20, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – The Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFEnet) has condemned recent restrictions imposed on the Twitter accounts of certain civil groups that

October 16, 2020

October 14, 2020

Tempo - October 14, 2020

Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia executive director Usman Hamid argues the arrests made against members of the Save Indonesia Coalition (KAMI) as a real threat aga

Jakarta Post - October 14, 2020

Jakarta – The Save Indonesia Coalition (KAMI) has objected to the arrest of eight people affiliated with the movement for allegedly spreading hate speech and violating the Electronic In

October 13, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 13, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The National Police have arrested eight people affiliated with Save Indonesia Coalition (KAMI) for allegedly spreading hate speech and violating the Electronic

October 11, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 11, 2020

Andi Hajramurni, Makassar – A 36-year-old blogger from Makassar, South Sulawesi, was arrested on Friday for allegedly tweeting false information about the recently passed Job Creation L

Jakarta Post - October 11, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – The National Police's campaign against alleged fake news about the recently passed omnibus law on job creation has drawn criticism from civil society org

October 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 7, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Febi Nur Amelia, a 29-year-old resident of North Sumatra, has been acquitted of all defamation charges after the Medan District Court found that her disputed In

October 2, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 2, 2020

Jakarta – A man in North Sumatra has been arrested for allegedly posting a photo collage of Vice President Ma'ruf Amin next to Japanese porn star Shigeo Tokuda, also known as Kakek (Gra

September 30, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 30, 2020

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – A joint force of personnel from the Indonesian Military (TNI) and National Police dispersed a group of Papuan students protesting the government's plan to extend

September 28, 2020

CNN Indonesia - September 28, 2020

Jakarta – Police forcibly dispersed a student protest near the Cendrawasih University (Uncen) in Jayapura, Papua, on Monday September 28.

September 26, 2020

CNN Indonesia - September 26, 2020

Kendari – The Ombudsman's South-East Sulawesi representative office says that the regional police's use of a helicopter to forcibly disperse student protesters is a violation of Nationa

September 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 19, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The North Sumatra police have arrested a 28-year-old woman in Deli Serdang regency, North Sumatra, for allegedly defaming the flag of the Republic of Indonesia