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Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism

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May 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 8, 2020

Jakarta – Tangerang District Court in Banten has sentenced two underage members of a so-called anarcho-syndicalist group to four months in prison despite attempts to get them noncustod

April 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 25, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – After being apprehended over an accusation of inciting riots through a WhatsApp broadcast and questioned for 33 hours by the Jakarta Police, an independent res

Jakarta Post - April 25, 2020

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Ghina Ghaliya and Dian Septiari, Jakarta – Activists have raised the alarm over a growing climate of fear in Indonesia following the arrests of a number of peop

April 24, 2020

Reuters - April 24, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesian police said on Thursday they had detained an activist accused of broadcasting messages to instigate violence and hatred, but rights groups said they believed he ha

Coconuts Jakarta - April 24, 2020

The first thing that Ravio Patra, a human rights activist and outspoken critic of the Indonesian government who was detained on Wednesday night, did upon his release was to feed stray

Jakarta Post - April 24, 2020

Jakarta – Ravio Patra, an independent researcher and government critic who faces incitement charges, was detained on Wednesday evening just as he was about to get into a diplomatic veh

April 23, 2020

Kompas.com - April 23, 2020

Devina Halim, Jakarta – The Coalition Against Criminalisation and Case Manipulation is urging President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Indonesian Police Chief (Kapolri) General Idham Azis to

Jakarta Post - April 23, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – An independent researcher who has been critical of the government on social media is facing incitement charges after a message calling for nationwide riots on

February 12, 2020

Tabloid JUBI - February 12, 2020

Yance Wenda, Jayapura – The rights of freedom of expression in the second administration period of President Joko Widodo have still in concern to human rights activists.

December 22, 2019

CNN Indonesia - December 22, 2019

Jakarta – Three farmers were arrested by police after holding a protest action opposing an oil refinery which coincided with a visit by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to the constructi

December 8, 2019

Jawa Pos - December 8, 2019

Muhammad Ridwan – Becoming an activist, especially a human rights defender, often means confronting the law.

November 28, 2019

Tempo - November 28, 2019

Syailendra Persada, Jakarta – The lawyer and human rights activist Veronica Koman opened up about her reasons for not returning yet to Indonesia.

November 21, 2019

Benar News - November 21, 2019

Ahmad Syamsudin, Jakarta – An Indonesian lawyer who is wanted by police in her home country for alleged incitement of violence because she disseminated information via Twitter about re

November 19, 2019

Detik News - November 19, 2019

Eva Safitri, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud Md says that Veronica Koman has gone back on her promise to the Indonesian government.

October 25, 2019

Jakarta Post - October 25, 2019

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan, North Sumatra – The Medan Legal Aid Institute (LBH Medan) in North Sumatra were reportedly recently terrorized by an attack when some unknown individuals threw

October 22, 2019

Tempo - October 22, 2019

Julio Achmadi, Jakarta – The deceased Golfrid Siregar was a human rights defender in North Sumatra who fought for the right to a good and healthy environment.

Reuters - October 22, 2019

Sydney – Veronica Koman, a human rights lawyer sought by Indonesian police over Twitter posts authorities blame for fanning unrest in the Papua region, has a tattoo on each wrist.

October 20, 2019

Detik News - October 20, 2019

Jakarta – The Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) offices in Medan, North Sumatra, has been attacked by molotov cocktails thrown by unidentified assailants.

October 3, 2019

SBS News - October 3, 2019

Virginia Langeberg, Maani Truu – A pro-Papuan lawyer who has been threatened with an Interpol Red Notice says she receives daily rape and death threats as the uprising in the Indonesia

October 2, 2019

Jakarta Post - October 2, 2019

Kharishar Kahfi, Jakarta – Musician Ananda Badudu, who is in the police's crosshairs after commenting on their alleged mistreatment of detained university students, has asserted that h

September 27, 2019

Tempo - September 27, 2019

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Former Tempo journalist and musician Ananda Badudu broke into tears after he was let go by the Jakarta Metro Police following a stringent 5-hour question

Jakarta Post - September 27, 2019

Ardilla Syakriah and Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – Musician Ananda Badudu, who initiated a crowdfunding campaign to support university students voicing their aspirations, was taken by

Tempo - September 27, 2019

Ahmad Faiz, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has balked at commenting on the arrests of activists Dandhy Laksono and Ananda Badudu by the Jakarta Metro Police.

Jakarta Post - September 27, 2019

Arya Dipa, Jakarta – Activist and documentary filmmaker Dandhy Dwi Laksono has been accused by the Jakarta Police for spreading hate speech after he posted about clashes in Jayapura an

Jakarta Globe - September 27, 2019

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The Jakarta Police arrested journalist and documentary filmmaker Dandhy Dwi Laksono on Thursday night and charged him with a crime over a tweet about the rec