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Freedom of Information & The Press
January 17, 2021
December 29, 2020
Jakarta – The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has revealed that cases of violence against journalists had increased to an all-time high in 2020, with most cases related to int
December 28, 2020
Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Chairperson Abdul Manan says that there were many cases of violence against journalists in 2020.
November 24, 2020
Muhammad Beni Saputra – COVID-19 pandemic has increased the thirst for local news among people across Indonesia's vast archipelago since the first coronavirus case was announced in Marc
November 23, 2020
Nirmala Maulana, who works for a national online media Kompas.com, was assaulted by members of the military when covering the removal banners of Islam Defenders Front (FPI) Leader Rizie
November 20, 2020
Sabrina Asril, Jakarta – The practice of obstructing press freedom has happened again.
November 19, 2020
M Yusuf Manurung, Jakarta – The Press Council conducted yet another free Polymerase Chain Reaction or PCR swab test program for 100 media workers.
November 4, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – More than 100 media workers have filed reports on alleged violation of labor rights committed by their workplaces, the Legal Aid Institute for the Press
November 3, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Following reports of high rates of newsroom layoffs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (INFID) has urged
October 28, 2020
Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – In the eight months since the first announcement of COVID-19 outbreak in the country, the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has received a number of rep
October 26, 2020
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – At least 56 journalists experienced violence or intimidation, allegedly perpetrated by members of the police, during nationwide protests against the Job Cr
October 21, 2020
Jakarta – Police have arrested six suspects over the murder of a journalist in Central Mamuju, West Sulawesi, that took place in August.
Jose Sarito Amaral, Balibo – The Jornal Independente newspaper has been awarded Timor-Leste's media outlet of the year prize in the National Press Council's 2019 awards.
October 12, 2020
At least 28 journalists, covering protests against Omnibus Law, were attacked by police in Indonesia on October 8.
October 10, 2020
Dyaning Pangestika and Ruslan Sangadji, Jakarta/Palu, Central Sulawesi – Civil groups have reported that more journalists were reportedly assaulted by law enforcement officers while cov
Jakarta – The Indonesian Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) says that there is a repeated pattern to the violence committed by police against journalists covering protest actions
Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) recorded 28 violent cases against journalists during the news reporting of anti-omnibus law demonstration in a numb
Jakarta (The Jakarta Post/Asia News Network) – Civil groups have reported that journalists were assaulted by law enforcement officers while covering protests against the highly controve
October 9, 2020
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – A journalist was reportedly assaulted by members of the Jakarta Police while covering widespread protests against the recently passed and highly controversial J
Padang – The Jakarta Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) and the Legal Aid Institute for the Press (LBH Pers) are calling on the national police (Polri) to fully investigate the v
October 8, 2020
October 1, 2020
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – As The Jakarta Post continues on its path of transformation, it has appointed M. Taufiqurrahman as its seventh editor-in-chief, effective on Oct. 1.
September 22, 2020
Nina Loasana, Jakarta – Popular news outlet Liputan6.com filed a report of alleged intimidation, in the form of doxing, against one of its journalists, Cakrayuri "Cakra" Nuralam, to the
September 11, 2020
Ihsanuddin, Jakarta – The Press Council has released the survey results on the 2020 Press Freedom Index (IKP) in 34 provinces throughout Indonesia.
September 9, 2020
A series of assaults against local journalists has occurred in different cities in the country, ranging from verbal attacks to physical assault.