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Freedom of Information & The Press

September 11, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Asia Pacific Report - September 11, 2019

Michael Andrew – For the past three weeks a wave of violent protest has been spreading across West Papua and Indonesia.

September 2, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Jakarta Globe - September 2, 2019

Antara & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – An association of Indonesian journalists has asked the government to reconsider a Criminal Code bill which if passed could be used to persecute anyon

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Jakarta Post - September 2, 2019

Ika Karlina Idris, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has blocked internet access as they deployed security forces to its easternmost provinces following days of violent protests ther

August 29, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Jakarta Post - August 29, 2019

Karina M. Tehusijarana, Jakarta – YouTube has blocked a satirical video about West Papua from being viewed in Indonesia following a "legal complaint from the government".

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Counter Punch - August 29, 2019

Andreas Harsono – In early January 2016, journalists in the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta chatted about a doctor who had left her husband, moving to Kalimantan Island and joining a bac

August 26, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
International Federation of Journalists Statement - August 26, 2019

Following the government-led internet shutdown in Indonesia's eastern provinces of Papua and West Papua a journalist has been doxxed and harassed online.

August 25, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Organization for World Peace - August 25, 2019

Maddy Eagan – Following days of unrest, the Indonesian government blocked internet access on August 22nd in the provinces of Papua and West Papua (known collectively as West Papua).

August 24, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Jakarta Post - August 24, 2019

Gemma Holliani Cahya and Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – Papua is widely known for its poor telephone and internet network, and coupled with challenging geographical terrain, it is a diffic

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Reporters Without Borders Press Release - August 24, 2019

Paris (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch) – Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called for an immediate end to a two-day-old internet blackout in West Papua, where Indonesi

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Jakarta Post - August 24, 2019

Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – West Papua journalist Victor Mambor claims he has faced intimidation and harassment for reporting on the internet blackout sanctioned by the government amid

August 23, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Asia Pacific Report - August 23, 2019

Michael Andrew – The Indonesian media is contributing to resentment and racism toward Papuans, according to a human rights researcher and former journalist.

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
International Federation of Journalists Statement - August 23, 2019

Following riots and demonstrations in Papua and West Papua, the internet has been blocked in Indonesia's eastern most provinces since Wednesday, August 21.

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Tempo - August 23, 2019

Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – Chairman of the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia, Abdul Manan, condemned the internet block applied in Papua and West Papua by the government

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
The Conversation - August 23, 2019

Ika Karlina Idris – The Indonesian government has blocked internet access as they deployed security forces to its easternmost provinces following days of violent protests there.

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Tempo - August 23, 2019

Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – The Legal Aid Institute for the Press (LBH Pers) urges Communication and Informatics Ministry (Kominfo) to immediately lift the internet blocking policy as it h

August 20, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Jakarta Post - August 20, 2019

Bambang Muryanto, Yogyakarta – Gadjah Mada University's (UGM) rectorate has forced Balairung student magazine to remove a report on agrarian conflict entitled "Fighting Against Depriva

August 16, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Suara.com - August 16, 2019

Pebriansyah Ariefana – Police intimidated and assaulted journalists covering a labour rally in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Jakarta on the afternoon of Frida

August 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Al Jazeera - August 15, 2019

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – A trial pitting student journalists and the top official of a government-run university official in this northern city has begun, in what is seen a

August 14, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Jakarta Post - August 14, 2019

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The Medan Administrative Court (PTUN) on Wednesday held the first hearing over a lawsuit against the North Sumatra University (USU) rector filed by students on

August 9, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Jakarta Post - August 9, 2019

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – In a bid to give foreign media access to reporting about Papua, the Indonesian Journalists Association (PWI) has planned to bring several foreign journalist

August 5, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Tempo - August 5, 2019

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Jakarta Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) says that there has been 26 cases of alleged violence against journalists reported to police in 2019 but

August 2, 2019

Statements ›› Aceh ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
International Federation of Journalists Statement - August 2, 2019

Indonesian journalist Asnawi Luwi's house was burned down, followed by an arson attack at the office of the Indonesian Journalists Association (PWI) two days later in what is believed

July 31, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Republika - July 31, 2019

Ichsan Emrald Alamsyah, Jakarta – Research, Technology and Higher Education Minister Mohamad Nasir says that it is acceptable to discuss ideas such as Marxism and an Islamic caliphate

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Tempo - July 31, 2019

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The Minister of Research, Technology, and Higher Education Mohammad Nasir spoke about giving college students leniency to discuss contended ideals such as Marxis

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Kompas.com - July 31, 2019
Ghinan Salman, Surabaya – The Kraksaan sectoral police in Probolinggo, East Java, have reportedly returned four books with communist themes to literacy activists that are part of the Vespa