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August 23, 2021

Indonesia at Melbourne - August 23, 2021

Maidina Rahmawati and Erasmus AT Napitupulu – Over the past few weeks, police and local governments have painted over at least three murals voicing public criticism about the government

August 21, 2021

The Economist - August 21, 2021
Agree or disagree: "Homosexuals should be given corporal punishment." That is one of the many odd questions posed in a civil-service exam taken by the 1,300 employees of Indonesia's Corrup

August 17, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - August 17, 2021

By Pastor Dr Socratez S.

June 12, 2021

East Asia Forum - June 12, 2021

Fadhilah Fitri Primandari, Bandung – The Economist's Democracy Index for 2020 has confirmed that Indonesia's democracy is dwindling.

May 28, 2021

Tempo - May 28, 2021

Jakarta – The Jokowi administration sets back democracy in Indonesia. Civil freedoms and the eradication of corruption are under threat.

March 5, 2021

Tempo - March 5, 2021

Friski Riana, Jakarta – Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFEnet) executive director Damar Juniarto argues that the existence of a cyber policing unit by the National Polic

February 19, 2021

CNN Indonesia - February 19, 2021

Jakarta – September 2019, and Veronica Koman was enjoying her final days in Australia.

February 18, 2021

CNN Indonesia - February 18, 2021

Jakarta – National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) Commissioner Choirul Anam says that the move by Yogyakarta (DIY) Governor Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X to restrict demonstrations

February 17, 2021

Tempo - February 17, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – In response to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's statement on the idea of revising the Law on Information and Electronic Transactions or ITE Law, the human rights

February 8, 2021

New Mandala - February 8, 2021

Annie Sloman – The COVID-19 pandemic has not only had global health, economic and social impacts, it has also impacted on civic space.

January 26, 2021

Kompas.com - January 26, 2021

Nicholas Ryan Aditya, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) recorded 351 cases of civil rights violations across the country in 2020.

November 24, 2020

Kompas.com - November 24, 2020

Nicholas Ryan Aditya, Jakarta – Forum of Concerned Citizens for Indonesia's Parliament (Formappi) researcher Lucius Karus has highlighted Law Number 11/2008 on Information and Electroni

November 17, 2020

Kompas.com - November 17, 2020

Sania Mashabi, Jakarta – The Institute of Research, Education and Information of Social and Economic Affairs (LP3ES) says that democracy in Indonesia is experiencing a retreat, which ha

November 12, 2020

Tempo - November 12, 2020

Friski Riana, Jakarta – A legal expert from Al-Azhar University, Suparji Ahmad, argued that the existence of the Information and Electronic Transaction Law (ITE Law) hampers the democra

October 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 26, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – Civil liberties in the world's third largest democracy are in jeopardy, according to the latest study by pollster Indikator Politik Indonesia, amid public

October 25, 2020

Kompas.com - October 25, 2020

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – As many as 36 percent of respondents say that Indonesia has become less democratic according to the results of a national survey by Indonesian Political

October 20, 2020

Tempo - October 20, 2020

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – Executive Director of Amnesty International Indonesia, Usman Hamid, opined that after one year of Joko Widodo or Jokowi-Ma'ruf Amin's governance, the qua

Jakarta Post - October 20, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – The first year of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Vice President Ma'ruf Amin's administration was marked by continued democratic decline, the Commissi

October 19, 2020

CNN Indonesia - October 19, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Chairperson Asfinawati has cited a number of symptoms showing a rise in authoritarianism over the first year of President Joko "Jokowi"

Jakarta Post - October 19, 2020

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Democratic and Islamic values are intrinsically aligned in Muslim-majority Indonesia, experts and activists have said, amid growing concerns about a ri

Kompas.com - October 19, 2020

Dian Erika Nugraheny, Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Commissioner Fatia Maulidiyanti says that that they recorded 158 cases of violations aga

September 28, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 28, 2020

Emil Salim, Jakarta – The recently launched book "Democracy in Indonesia: From Stagnation to Regression" has grabbed the attention of many.

September 5, 2020

Kompas.com - September 5, 2020

Rakhmat Nur Hakim, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD says that democracy, which has developed rapidly in the public realm, has resulted

August 4, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 4, 2020

Nina Loasana, Jakarta – Indonesia scored 74.92 points out of 100 in the 2019 democracy index, up by 2.53 points from the previous year, Statistics Indonesia (BPS) reported on Tuesday.

August 3, 2020

CNN Indonesia - August 3, 2020

Jakarta – West Papua province has again been recorded as having the worst democracy index.