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April 3, 2021

Tempo - April 3, 2021

Jakarta – The authorities have been acting against criticism online using the virtual police. This is an erroneous way to apply restorative justice.

April 2, 2021

East Asia Forum - April 2, 2021

Titik Puji Rahayu – For more than a decade, the Electronic Information and Transaction Law (ITE Law) has been the face of internet governance in Indonesia.

April 1, 2021

Indonesia at Melbourne - April 1, 2021

Tim Mann – For a brief moment in February, it looked as though Indonesia's notorious Information and Electronic Transactions Law ("the ITE Law") would be revised.

March 20, 2021

Tempo - March 20, 2021

Jakarta – Our national legislative process is fraught with transactions to maintain various interests.

March 17, 2021

Detik News - March 17, 2021

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia has criticised the "badge awards" program announced by the national police criminal investigations directorate cyber crimes division.

Tempo - March 17, 2021

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia condemns police's plan to award people with a 'badge of honor' for reporting alleged criminal offenses committed in the vast soc

March 16, 2021

CNN Indonesia - March 16, 2021

Jakarta – The cyber crimes division at the national police's criminal investigations directorate will give out rewards in the form of badges or pins to members of the public who activel

Coconuts Jakarta - March 16, 2021

Indonesia's newly-launched Virtual Police has all but proved its critics right after it shut down a man for his criticism of President Joko Widodo's son and Solo Mayor Gibran Rakabuming

March 15, 2021

CNN Indonesia - March 15, 2021

Jakarta – The Surakarta (Solo) Virtual Police team has arrested a resident of Slawi, AM, who wrote a comment deemed to be a hoax about President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo eldest son Solo Dep

March 14, 2021

Arah Juang - March 14, 2021

The following is a statement by the Indonesian Trade Union Congress Alliance (KASBI) in response to a police summons for KASBI General Chairperson Nining Elitos over alleged health prot

March 12, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - March 12, 2021

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – Papuan Students Alliance (AMP) lawyer, Michael Himan, said the National Police chief Gen. Listyo Prabowo must fire Malang Police chief Sr. Come.

March 9, 2021

Kompas.com - March 9, 2021

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (Safenet) Executive Director Damar Juniarto is questioning the government and the House of Representatives' (DPR)

March 5, 2021

CNN Indonesia - March 5, 2021

Semarang – Police have broken up a protest action against the extension of Special Autonomy (Otsus) in Papua that took place on Jalan Imam Barjo in the Central Java provincial capital o

March 3, 2021

Tempo - March 3, 2021

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister of Politics, Law, and Security Affairs Mahfud MD in Twitter wrote that the retraction of the law on alcohol investments announced by Preside

Tempo - March 3, 2021

Amirullah, Jakarta – The Information and Electronics Transactions (ITE Law) review team reportedly completed gathering inputs from people who were both reported using the law and people

Fulcrum - March 3, 2021

Max Lane – On 8 February, President Joko Widodo made a call for more criticisms of his government from society.

March 2, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - March 2, 2021

Jayapura – Papua Legislative Council deputy speaker, Yunus Wonda, said the legislators who use their constitutional rights to voice native Papuans' concerns to the central government we

February 26, 2021

CNN Indonesia - February 26, 2021

Jakarta – The Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFEnet) – an institution concerned with freedom of expression in the digital world – has criticised the newly established vi

February 25, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - February 25, 2021

Mind what you post online, because the National Police has launched a Virtual Police division that is out to warn internet users who violate the country's Information and Electronic Tra

February 24, 2021

CNN Indonesia - February 24, 2021

Jakarta – Virtual Police from the Bhayangkara Corps – as the Indonesian police are known – have officially begun operating.

CNN Indonesia - February 24, 2021

Jakarta – Police asked participants at a protest action against Special Autonomy (Otsus) in Papua to take Covid-19 rapid tests at the site of the demonstration in front of the Home Affa

February 23, 2021

CNN Indonesia - February 23, 2021

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition has criticised the appointment of a team to review the Information and Electronic Transaction Law (UU ITE) through a decree issued on February 22 b

Straits Times - February 23, 2021

Jakarta (Reuters) – Indonesia's police chief has called on officers to use greater discretion when enforcing the country's Internet law, following signs from the government that the leg

Tempo - February 23, 2021

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The National Police Chief General Listyo Sigit said his side was developing an application to facilitate officers monitoring hate speech on social networking si

Jakarta Globe - February 23, 2021

Carlos KY Paath, Primus Dorimulu, Emmanuel Kure, Jakarta – The Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs, the Communication and Information Technology Ministry, a