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November 13, 2022

Tabloid Jubi - November 13, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Police dispersed the 22nd commemoration of the assassination of Papua Presidium Council leader Theys Hiyo Eluay held by students at the Jayapura University of Science a

November 10, 2022

Tempo - November 10, 2022

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – The Bali Regional Police stated that they will not prohibit the public from holding demonstrations during G20 Summit which will be held on November 15-16, 202

Tempo - November 10, 2022

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Greenpeace Indonesia has officially withdrawn its team of cyclists who were pedaling to Bali ahead of the G20 Summit in a campaign touted 'Chasing the Shadow'

November 9, 2022

Koran Tempo - November 9, 2022

Rosseno Aji, Made Argawa (Bali), Fenti Gustina, Arya Prasetya (Interns), Jakarta – I Gede Robi Supriyanto (43) never expected that the public discussion touted the "Bali for Climate Asp

Japan Today - November 9, 2022

Jakarta – A Japanese man has been arrested in Indonesia for staging a protest against the Group of 20 summit to be held in the country next week, the immigration office said Tuesday.

November 8, 2022

Tempo - November 8, 2022

Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – The team of cyclists from Greenpeace Indonesia, under the 'chasing the shadow' campaign, who were pedaling their way to the G20 Summit in Bali has reportedly

CNN Indonesia - November 8, 2022

Jakarta – Greenpeace Indonesia says that the hindrance and intimidation against the Chasing the Shadows bicycle team which is conducting a bike tour and campaign on the climate crisis r

Kompas.com - November 8, 2022

Syakirun Niam, Jakarta – The Indonesian immigration office will deport foreign nationals (WNA) who hold protest actions against the G20 Summit which will be held in Bali next week.

CNN Indonesia - November 8, 2022

Jakarta – The Greenpeace Chasing the Shadow bicycle team has been repeatedly blocked and intimidated during its journey through Central Java to Bali.

November 1, 2022

Liputan 6 - November 1, 2022

Ady Anugrahadi, Jakarta – Police have again summoned Lokataru Foundation Director Haris Azhar and Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Coordinator Fatia Maul

Coconuts Jakarta - November 1, 2022

Low cost carrier Lion Air has filed a defamation complaint against a comedy collective over a skit that took aim at the airline's safety record.

October 21, 2022

TAPOL Press Release - October 21, 2022

London – "Reports of intensified violence...

September 27, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - September 27, 2022

An alleged assault victim by a policewoman may now face legal repercussions of her own after she was reported to the police for online defamation using a controversial law.

August 23, 2022

Jakarta Globe - August 23, 2022

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo denied that freedom of speech in the country is somewhat restricted under his rule and used his own experience to describe how

CNN Indonesia - August 23, 2022

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo believes that the democratic climate in Indonesia at the moment is very liberal.

July 28, 2022

Antara News - July 28, 2022

Muhammad Zulfikar, Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) is recommending to the government and the House of Representatives (DPR) that they revise the Draft Law on

July 27, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - July 27, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Activists of the Papuan People's Petition (PRP) on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, distributed leaflets inviting people to join the protests on July 29 against Papua expansion

July 15, 2022

Tabloid Jubi - July 15, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Four Cenderawasih University students who protested against the Papua expansion were beaten by police on Thursday, July 14, 2022.

July 11, 2022

CNN Indonesia - July 11, 2022

Jakarta – The results of an Indonesian Political Indicator survey show that the majority of respondents agree that people are finding it more difficult to hold demonstrations and the po

July 7, 2022

JPPN - July 7, 2022

Medan – A Kamisan (Thursday) action held by a civil society group in the North Sumatra provincial capital of Medan was forcibly broken up by plan clothed police officers on Thursday Jul

July 6, 2022

Kompas.com - July 6, 2022
Nicholas Ryan Aditya, Jakarta – House of Representatives (DPR) Deputy Speaker Sufmi Dasco Ahmad from the Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) says that they will consider a proposal

June 28, 2022

Organisation for World Peace (OWP) - June 28, 2022

Chris Fitzgerald – Clashes have taken place between Indonesian police and protesters in West Papua, adding to ongoing concerns about allegations of police violence.

June 24, 2022

CNN Indonesia - June 24, 2022

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia has criticised a case involving three Andalas University (Unand) Student Executive Council Student Community (BEM KM) leaders who have been sum

June 15, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - June 15, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Four protesters who took part in the commemoration of Mako Tabuni's death, which took place at Waena 3 Housing in Jayapura City on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, were injured

June 10, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - June 10, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – As of Thursday, June 9, 2022, at 8 p.m.

June 9, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - June 9, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – The Papuan People's Petition protesters who rallied in Makassar City, South Sulawesi, to reject the establishment of new autonomous regions in Papua and Papua's Special

June 7, 2022

Jakarta Post - June 7, 2022

Nur Janti, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia has called out the government for excessive use of force in Papua last week against protesters who were rallying against Jakarta's p

June 3, 2022

CNN Indonesia - June 3, 2022

Jakarta – Two students were reportedly injured today when they were blocked by police during a long-march in the provincial capital of Jayapura opposing new autonomous regions (DOB) in

Kompas.com - June 3, 2022

Sorong Maichel (contributor), Sorong – Police were forced to break up a demonstration opposing the creation of new autonomous regions (DOB) in Papua which was held at the Sorong city Re

Kompas.com - June 3, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Papua Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) says that as of Friday evening, June 3, at least 20 people had been injured as a result of police violence in dealing w

May 20, 2022

CNN Indonesia - May 20, 2022

Jakarta – Papua Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) Director Emanuel Gobay says that demonstrations or protest actions are regulated under Law Number 9/1998 on the Freedom to Convey an Opinion.

May 18, 2022

CNN Indonesia - May 18, 2022

Jakarta – The University of Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM UI) believes that the state has been acting repressively against indigenous Papuans protesting against the creation

May 10, 2022

Agence France-Presse - May 10, 2022

Jayapura (Indonesia) – Indonesian police used water cannon against protesters in the province of Papua on Tuesday, after thousands came out to oppose plans to for a major redistricting

April 7, 2022

UCA News - April 7, 2022

Siktus Harson, Jakarta – Tensions between an Indonesian minister and rights activists over claims his mining business is stoking conflict in Papua have entered a new phase.

March 11, 2022

Tempo - March 11, 2022

Hamdan Cholifudin Ismail, Jakarta – The student demonstration against the expansion of the Papua province staged in front of the Home Affairs Ministry's building this afternoon was marr

March 1, 2022

CNN Indonesia - March 1, 2022

Denpasar – The head of the Balinese Justice and Human Rights Ministry, Jamaruli Manihuruk, has stated that they will deport foreign nationals involved in protest actions against the Rus

JPNN Bali - March 1, 2022

Denpasar – Plans by Ukrainian nationals in Bali to hold a solidarity action against the Russian invasion at the Renon Square in the Balinese provincial capital of Denpasar on the aftern

January 22, 2022

CNN Indonesia - January 22, 2022

Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Coordinator Fatia Maulidiyanti claims that they along with their lawyers and human rights activist Haris Azhar

January 18, 2022

Kompas.com - January 18, 2022

Rakhmat Nur Hakim, Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Deputy Coordinator Rivanlee Anandar believes that the police's attempt to forcibly bring ac

CNN Indonesia - January 18, 2022

Jakarta – The Metro Jaya regional police summons for two human rights activists, Lokataru Foundation Executive Director Haris Azhar and Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Vio

December 15, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - December 15, 2021

Proponents of freedom of speech celebrated a rare victory against the tool of oppression that is the Information and Electronic Transactions Act (UU ITE), after the Surabaya District Co

December 10, 2021

Tempo - December 10, 2021

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – President Joko Jokowi Widodo acknowledged public concerns about the limitation of the freedom of expression following the presence of the Electronic Information

December 9, 2021

CNN Indonesia - December 9, 2021

Jakarta – Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (Safenet) Executive Director Damar Juniarto has revealed that digital attacks, primarily against activists, increased on 2020-2021

December 3, 2021

Tempo - December 3, 2021

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in a meeting with regional unit heads on Friday lamented the dropping freedom of expression index in a Statistics Indonesia (BPS) s

December 1, 2021

Beritabeta.com - December 1, 2021

Ambon – A demonstration by scores of Papuan students commemorating 60 years of West Papua independence in the city of Ambon, Maluku province on Wednesday December 1, ended in chaos afte

November 19, 2021

Global Voices - November 19, 2021

Sydney Allen – Indonesian environmentalists were embroiled in conflict this week after the Legal Mafia Eradication Committee, led by Secretary Husin Shahab, reported two Greenpeace Indo

November 18, 2021

CNN Indonesia - November 18, 2021

Jakarta – A coalition of non-government organisations (NGOs) believes that the government is anti-criticism because it often responds to criticism with threats of criminalisation and au

November 17, 2021

CNN Indonesia - November 17, 2021

Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment (Menko Marves) Luhut Binsar Panjaitan has threatened to audit non-government organisations (NGOs) after accusing them

November 15, 2021

Tempo - November 15, 2021

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Greenpeace Indonesia forest campaigner Asep Komarudin said his side is ready to face a police report filed by the Cyber Indonesia forum for criticizing President

Coconuts Jakarta - November 15, 2021

Update: The Jakarta Metro Police on Monday said the complaint against Greenpeace Indonesia has been withdrawn as the plaintiff did not wish for the issue to be politicized.