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Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism

December 8, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
Jawa Pos - December 8, 2019

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

November 28, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
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

News ›› West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
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

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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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
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

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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.

News ›› West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
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

News ›› West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
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.

News ›› West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
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

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Reuters - September 27, 2019

Stanley Widianto, Jakarta – An Indonesian journalist and documentary filmmaker, Dandhy Laksono, was detained by police on Thursday night amid a crackdown on activists sympathetic to se

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
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

September 20, 2019

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Tempo - September 20, 2019

Nur Hadi, Jakarta – The East Java Regional Police have named Veronica Koman as a suspect for provoking and distributing false information about the riots in the Papuan student dormitor

News ›› West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
Jakarta Globe - September 20, 2019

Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – East Java Police have officially put Veronica Koman, an Indonesian human rights lawyer and outspoken supporter of Papua independence, in its wanted persons li

September 18, 2019

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ABC News - September 18, 2019

Tasha Wibawa – Indonesian police are threatening to ask Interpol to issue a red notice for pro-Papuan activist Veronica Koman, who is believed to be hiding in Australia, unless she rep

September 17, 2019

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The Guardian - September 17, 2019

Marni Cordell and Ben Doherty – The Australian government has refused to rule out handing over a Sydney-based lawyer who advocates for West Papuans to Indonesian authorities.

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Radio New Zealand - September 17, 2019

United Nations experts have urged Indonesia to protect the rights of lawyer Veronica Koman who advocates for West Papuan rights.

September 16, 2019

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Radio New Zealand - September 16, 2019

A leading Indonesian human rights advocate has noted increased intimidation of rights lawyers representing West Papuans.

September 14, 2019

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CNN Indonesia - September 14, 2019

Jakarta – Two international non-government organisations (NGOs), namely the Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) from Holland and the Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) from Canada, have written

News ›› West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
CNN Indonesia - September 14, 2019

Jakarta – Papua Student Alliance (AMP) lawyer Veronica Koman has finally spoken out about being declared a suspect by the East Java provincial police for inciting an incident at the Pa

September 13, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
Joint Letter by LRWC and L4L - September 13, 2019

The LRWC and L4L sent a joint letter calling on Indonesian authorities to withdraw criminal charges against human rights lawyer Veronica Koman, charged for disseminating information ab