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August 3, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - August 3, 2020

Update: Police have charged Edo Putra and his friend with spreading disinformation and content that violates moral norms, which are punishable by up to 10 years in prison under the Inf

July 18, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 18, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Prosecutors at the Medan District Court in North Sumatra are seeking two years of prison for defendant Febi Nur Amalia, who is on trial for defamation for dema

July 7, 2020

Radar Bali - July 7, 2020

Denpasar – The Bali City Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) visited at the Bali Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) offices in the Balinese provincial capital of Denpasar on Tuesday afternoon, July

July 6, 2020

Coconuts Bali - July 6, 2020

Police were said to have used a water cannon on activists during a peaceful rally held by the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) in Denpasar earlier today, along with reports of alleged phy

Radar Bali - July 6, 2020

Denpasar – The Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) held another demonstration on Monday July 7 at around 10 am.

June 26, 2020

Kompas.com - June 26, 2020

Fitria Chusna Farisa, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that cyber torture has become a new form of torture which is predicted to beco

June 19, 2020

Tempo - June 19, 2020

Hmad Faiz Ibnu Sani, Jakarta – The daughter of late Indonesian president Abdurrahman Wahid or Gus Dur, Zanubah Arrifah Chafsoh who is known as Yenny Wahid, encouraged state institution

Jakarta Post - June 19, 2020

Jakarta – The Jakarta Police's cyber unit questioned government critic Ravio Patra on Thursday about the alleged hacking of his WhatsApp account after he was charged for incitement aft

Jakarta Post - June 19, 2020

Ati Nurbaiti, Jakarta – A strange and solid voice emanated recently from the University of Indonesia (UI).

June 18, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 18, 2020

Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – Four student activists from the Jayapura University of Science and Technology (USTJ) in Papua were detained by the police for questioning on Monday while ho

Jakarta Post - June 18, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – Jaringan Gusdurian, an NGO endorsing the ideas and values of late President Abdurrahman "Gus Dur" Wahid, has spoken out against the recent arrest of a Nor

June 17, 2020

June 16, 2020

Tempo - June 16, 2020

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) head of networking and campaign, Arip Yogiawan, on Monday addressed the recent hacking attempts against acti

June 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 15, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – Comedian Bintang Emon, who recently gained popularity for his satirical video that questions the light sentence sought for Novel Baswedan's alleged assail

Coconuts Jakarta - June 15, 2020

Bintang Emon, a rising comedian known for his strong satire game, is facing an onslaught of character-assassinating accusations over his takedown of the justice system – and, by extens

June 11, 2020

CNN Indonesia - June 11, 2020

Jakarta – Activists from the Teknokra Student Press Activities Unit (UKPM) at the University of Lampung (Unila) in South Sumatra say they received threats from unidentified individuals

Tempo - June 11, 2020

Taufiq Siddiq, Jakarta – University of Lampung (Unila) students' community Teknokra had reportedly been terrorized by an unknown source after the community planned to hold a discussion

Suara.com - June 11, 2020

Dwi Bowo Raharjo and Yosea Arga Pramudita – The Civil Society Coalition is urging the police to arrest the perpetrators of terror threatening freedom of expression and opinion who have

Jakarta Post - June 11, 2020

Jakarta – Members of the University of Lampung (Unila) student press Teknokra have received anonymous threats in relation to the organization's plan to hold a public discussion on raci

June 9, 2020

Asia Pacific Report - June 9, 2020

Antonio Sampaio, Dili – Former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta says it is not opportune for the government to be debating the possible criminalisation of defamation, with the

Jakarta Post - June 9, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – The University of Indonesia (UI) Lecturers Alliance has conveyed its support for a discussion on racism against Papuans that was previously disavowed by t

Indonesia at Melbourne - June 9, 2020

Abdurrachman Satrio – A few years ago, when I first decided to pursue constitutional law, my late grandfather, Padjadjaran University constitutional law scholar Sri Soemantri (1926-201

Jakarta Post - June 9, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – The University of Indonesia (UI) has issued a statement disavowing a public discussion held by the university's Student Executive Body (BEM UI) about ra

June 5, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 5, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – A virtual discussion about human rights issues and the repression against Papuans' freedom of expression held by rights group Amnesty International Indonesia o

Tempo - June 5, 2020

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Multiple mysterious phone calls have terrorized an Amnesty International discussion touching on rights violations in Papua and West Papua held on Friday, June 5