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July 12, 2024

Kompas.com - July 12, 2024

Shela Octavia, Jessi Carina, Jakarta – TNI (Indonesian military) Commander General Agus Subiyanto is considered to have been too hasty in concluding that there was no involvement of TNI

July 11, 2024

Crikey.com - July 11, 2024

Anton Nilsson – The suspected killing by fire of an Indonesian journalist last month is just the latest case of reporters in the country being intimidated for their work, journalists an

Jakarta Post - July 11, 2024

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – North Sumatra Police named on Thursday a third suspect allegedly involved in an arson attack that killed a journalist and his family in Karo regency in the prov

July 10, 2024

Human Rights Monitor - July 10, 2024

Members of the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) have been accused of intimidating journalists while covering activities in Jalan Bubara, Klaligi Village, Sorong City, on 9 July 2024.

Jakarta Post - July 10, 2024

Apriadi Gunawan, Karo – The North Sumatra Police arrested two suspects and are pursuing another person allegedly involved in an arson case that killed a journalist and his family in Kar

Tempo Editorial - July 10, 2024

Jakarta – Military personnel are suspected of involvement in the murder of Rico Sempurna Pasaribu, a local journalist who wrote about gambling.

July 9, 2024

Jubi Papua - July 9, 2024

Jayapura – Zakarias Talaty, the sole judge at the Jayapura District Court, has rejected a pretrial motion on behalf of senior Papuan journalist Victor Mambor against an Order to Stop In

July 8, 2024

Jakarta Globe - July 8, 2024

Panji Satrio, Karo, North Sumatra – The North Sumatra Police announced on Monday that they have launched a murder investigation and arrested two suspects after a local journalist, his w

South China Morning Post - July 8, 2024

Johannes Nugroho – The gruesome deaths of Indonesian TV journalist Rico Sempurna Pasaribu and three of his family members have raised concerns about the rule of law and low wages of rep

July 5, 2024

Reporters Without Boarders Statement (RSF) - July 5, 2024

RSF is urging Indonesian authorities to conduct a thorough investigation into a recent house fire that claimed the lives of a journalist and his family, amid serious suspicions that the

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Statement - July 5, 2024

New York – Indonesian authorities must conduct an independent and credible investigation into the house fire that killed journalist Sempurna Pasaribu, determine if the blaze was sparked

July 3, 2024

Reuters - July 3, 2024

Jakarta – Police in North Sumatra are investigating an accusation by a journalists' group that arson was behind a fire that killed a reporter and three of his family, an official said o

Tempo - July 3, 2024

Yohanes Maharso Joharsoyo, Jakarta – The Press Council's Journalist Safety Commission (KKJ) is investigating the death of Tribrata TV journalist Rico Sempurna Pasaribu following a fire

July 2, 2024

Reuters - July 2, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesian police are investigating an accusation by a journalists' group that arson was behind a fire that killed a reporter and three of his family, an official said on Tues

Akurat.co - July 2, 2024

Nanda Prayoga – The Press Council suspects that an unscrupulous member of the TNI (Indonesian military) was involved in a fire that engulfed the house of Tribrata TV's journalist Sempur

June 28, 2024

Suara Papua - June 28, 2024

Jayapura – Papuan journalists held a solidarity action to support the struggle by senior Papuan journalist Victor Mambor who is seeking justice over a terror bomb attack near his home o

Berita Moneter - June 28, 2024

Carol Aji, Jakarta – The Jakarta Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has condemned the doxing of Business Indonesia journalist Ni Luh Anggela after she wrote an article on increas

June 25, 2024

Rest of World - June 25, 2024

Adi Renaldi – Indonesian singer Kai Mata's first viral moment on social media came four years ago when she posted a video on X (then Twitter).

June 21, 2024

Tempo - June 21, 2024

Bagus Pribadi, Jakarta – Tempo Media Group has published guidelines outlining terms and conditions for the use of its journalistic content by generative artificial intelligence (

June 6, 2024

Global Voices - June 6, 2024

Mong Palatino – Media groups, academics, and human rights advocates are opposing a bill containing proposed amendments to Indonesia's Broadcasting Law, which would restrict the broadcas

June 5, 2024

Indonesia at Melbourne - June 5, 2024

Muhammad Beni Saputra – The Indonesian public has been taken aback by two proposed changes to Indonesia's media landscape.

May 29, 2024

CNN Indonesia - May 29, 2024

Denpasar – Journalists and journalist organisations in a number of regions, including in Surabaya and Bali, have continued to speak out against revisions to the Broadcasting Law that th

May 27, 2024

Tempo - May 27, 2024

Defara Dhanya Paramitha, Jakarta – Press organizations, student presses, and pro-democracy organizations took to the streets to protest the revision of the Broadcasting Law or the broad

Tempo - May 27, 2024

Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – A political communication observer from Esa Unggul University, M.

CNN Indonesia - May 27, 2024

Jakarta – A number of journalists and media activists calling themselves the "Coalition of Journalists, Student Press and Pro-Democracy Organisations Rejecting the Broadcasting Bill" he

May 26, 2024

South China Morning Post - May 26, 2024

Johannes Nugroho – Indonesian civil society groups are sounding the alarm over the draft of a new Broadcasting Bill that they fear will restrict investigative journalism and other forms

Star Observer - May 26, 2024

Christine Lai – Indonesia's parliament is proposing changes to its broadcast law that would ban investigative journalism and LGBT content.

May 22, 2024

Suara Surabaya - May 22, 2024

Wildan Pratama – The wave of protest and opposition against revisions to the Broadcasting Law (RUU Penyiaran) have begun to mushroom.

May 17, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 17, 2024

Jakarta – Press freedom is facing a new challenge.

Straits Times - May 17, 2024

Hariz Baharudin, Jakarta – Journalist organisations and netizens in Indonesia have slammed proposed changes to the country's broadcasting law, saying this could stifle press freedom and

May 16, 2024

Tempo - May 16, 2024

Adinda Jasmine Prasetyo, Jakarta – Chairman of the National Awakening Party (PKB) Muhaimin Iskandar or Cak Imin said the Broadcasting Law must be designed to face the challenges of jour

Channel News Asia - May 16, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesian journalist organisations have voiced concerns over stifled press freedom and threats to investigative journalism following proposed changes to the country's broadca

May 15, 2024

Tempo - May 15, 2024

Defara Dhanya Paramitha, Jakarta – Chairman of the Indonesian Television Journalists Association (IJTI) Herik Kurniawan asked the entire press community to reject the revision plan of t

CNN Indonesia - May 15, 2024

Jakarta – The Setara Institute for Peace and Democracy believes that the Draft Broadcasting Law (RUU Penyiaran) contains several provisions that indicate there is a systematic effort to

May 14, 2024

Kompas.com - May 14, 2024

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The Press Council has declared its rejection of revisions to Law Number 32/2003 on Broadcasting that is currently being deliberated by the House of Repr

May 11, 2024

CNN Indonesia - May 11, 2024

Jakarta – The Indonesian Television Journalists Association (IJTI) has highlighted the Draft Law on Broadcasting (RUU Penyiaran) starting from the drafting process to the substance of t

May 3, 2024

Reporters without Borders - May 3, 2024

Since the democratic transition that began in 1998, hundreds of independent media outlets have emerged, making Indonesia a pioneer in this domain in Southeast Asia.

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 3, 2024

Jakarta – When Prabowo Subianto takes office as Indonesia's eighth president in October, it may be worth restating this was made possible because of the free and fair democratic electio

April 25, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - April 25, 2024

Jakarta – As The Jakarta Post celebrates its 41st anniversary today, journalism may be on the cusp of something revolutionary.

CNN Indonesia - April 25, 2024

Jakarta – The Indonesian Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has rejected revisions to the Broadcasting Law because they believe they threaten press freedom.

April 2, 2024

Tribun News - April 2, 2024

Satia, Medan – An online journalist, Sukandi Ali, suffered serious injuries after being abducted from his home and assaulted by three Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) officers in North Maluku.

February 21, 2024

Jakarta Post - February 21, 2024

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said on Tuesday that he took harsh criticism from the media in his stride and he respected the media's opposition to some of his political moves

February 11, 2024

Jakarta Post - February 11, 2024

Jakarta (Agencies) – Two of three presidential contenders pledged to protect press freedom in Indonesia at a weekend event that frontrunner Prabowo Subianto didn't attend.

February 9, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 9, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – As Indonesia commemorates National Press Day leading up to the 2024 election, the press takes on a crucial role by providing accurate information, debunking hoaxes, an

February 8, 2024

Antara News - February 8, 2024

Makassar, South Sulawesi – Deputy Chief of the National Police (Polri), Commissioner General Agus Andrianto, stated that journalistic products from lawful press companies cannot be crim

November 7, 2023

Tabloid JUBI - November 7, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – In Papua, the Press Freedom Index is quite low, with a rating of 64.01, lower than West Papua's index which is 68.22, says Hans Bisay, the chairman of the Indonesian Jo

November 1, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - November 1, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – Foreign journalists facing restrictions when reporting in Papua is a significant factor impacting the state of journalism in the area.

October 27, 2023

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Statement - October 27, 2023

On October 14, West Papuan journalist Victor Mambor was informed that the police investigation into an explosion outside his home in January had been terminated months prior.

October 9, 2023

Jakarta Post - October 9, 2023

Jakarta – In 1983, from an empty laundry warehouse, five rival media companies banded together to create an English-language daily, an experiment during the New Order era that some saw

October 8, 2023

Suara Papua - October 8, 2023

Yance Wenda, Jayapura – After being initiated in 2017, the Papua Journalists Association (AWP) was officially launched at the Maranatha Convent Hall in Waena, Jayapura City, Papua, on S