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March 21, 2023

UCA News - March 21, 2023

An Indonesian government official has withdrawn a defamation case against an activist Catholic priest but the priest refused to withdraw the human trafficking allegations against the of

March 17, 2023

Jakarta Globe - March 17, 2023

Jakarta – United Indonesia Party (Perindo) Chairman Hary Tanoesoedibjo has filed a defamation case against the owner of a YouTube channel, police confirmed on Thursday.

March 15, 2023

Jakarta Globe - March 15, 2023

BTV, Cirebon – A vocational school teacher in the West Java town of Cirebon was fired on Tuesday reportedly after he threw a question to Governor Ridwan Kamil about the latter's outfit

March 11, 2023

March 9, 2023

Kompas.com - March 9, 2023

Pontianak Hendra Cipta (contributor), Jakarta – Four unidentified individuals attempted to close down a discussion on endangered Tapanuli orangutans threatened by a hydroelectric dam pr

March 6, 2023

CNN Indonesia - March 6, 2023

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for Democracy is asking the Jakarta chief public prosecutor to drop the case of alleged defamation against Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affai

February 21, 2023

Kompas.com - February 21, 2023

Tria Sutrisna, Jakarta – Human rights activists Haris Azhar and Fatia Maulidiyanti are ready to face trial on charges of defamation against Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs an

December 30, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 30, 2022

BTV, Serang, Banten – Controversial actress Nikita Mirzani praised judges at the Serang District Court as "honest" after she was acquitted of defamation during a hearing in the Banten c

December 19, 2022

CNN Indonesia - December 19, 2022

Jakarta – An action in front of the United Nations representative office in Jakarta by Papuan activists commemorating 61 years since the Triple Commands of the People (Trikora) military

December 7, 2022

Tabloid Jubi - December 7, 2022

Sorong, Jubi – The Sorong Police has banned the use of what they called "Papuan separatist attributes", such as the Morning Star flag, in convoys celebrating the World Cup.

December 6, 2022

Tempo - December 6, 2022

Ima Dini Shafira, Jakarta – The police started to disperse people demonstrating against the ratification of the criminal code bill (RKUHP) before the Parliament building today, December

December 3, 2022

Antara News - December 3, 2022

Hans Arnold K, Suharto, Manokwari, West Papua – West Papua Provincial Police Chief Inspector General Daniel T. M.

December 2, 2022

Kompas.com - December 2, 2022

Sigiranus Marutho Bere, Kupang – Papuan students from the Human Rights and Democracy Forum Alliance (Formasi) held a protest action in front of the Kupang Widya Mandira Catholic Univers

Detik News - December 2, 2022

Rumondang Naibaho, Jakarta – The Papua Student Alliance (AMP) has shrugged off accusations that protesters threw rocks at police during a demonstration near the Horse Statue in Central

December 1, 2022

Kumparan - December 1, 2022

Protesters from the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP), the Papuan Central Highlands Indonesian Student Association (AMPTPI) and the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) held a

November 29, 2022

Tempo - November 29, 2022

Ima Dini Shafira, Jakarta – The civil society coalition deems the Criminal Code Draft Bill (RKUHP) still contains a variety of problematic articles.

November 18, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - November 18, 2022

The First Family is calling for calm after First Lady Iriana was mocked on Twitter with a tasteless comment that triggered outrage in the country.

November 17, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - November 17, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Student president of the University of Science and Technology Jayapura (USTJ) Ronny Tigi said the student protest in Jayapura City to reject the G20 summit on Wednesday

Tabloid JUBI - November 17, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) in Bali island rallied to reject the G20 summit and demand the right to self-determination for Papua on Wednesday, November 16, 2022.

Pembebasan Statement - November 17, 2022

There has never been democracy for the Papuan people.

November 16, 2022

Merdeka.com - November 16, 2022

Moh. Kadafi – Seven students were secured by Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) officials for holding a demonstration opposing the G20 Summit in Bali on Tuesday November 15.

November 15, 2022

CNN Indonesia - November 15, 2022

Badung, Bali – A woman with the initials KR was arrested by police just before US President Joe Biden's convoy was to past through Simpang Peminge, Nusa Dua, Bandung regency, Bali, on i

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 – 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'

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

November 9, 2022

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.

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

November 8, 2022

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.

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.

November 1, 2022

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.

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

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

CNN Indonesia - August 23, 2022

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

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

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