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Freedom of Speech & Expression

November 4, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
CNN Indonesia - November 4, 2019

Jakarta – The Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI) says that civil freedoms under the administration of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo have tended to worsen.

November 2, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Jakarta Post - November 2, 2019

Jakarta – University of Indonesia (UI) lecturer Ade Armando has been reported to the police for allegedly circulating an insulting meme of Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan on Facebook.

October 30, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Jakarta Post - October 30, 2019

Jakarta – A student discussion scrutinizing President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration at Udayana University in Bali has been dispersed by the campus' authority on the grounds the

October 27, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Kumparan - October 27, 2019

The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) recorded 78 cases of violations of freedom of expression in public between January and October 2019.

October 17, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Tempo - October 17, 2019
Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian Chief of Police Gen. Tito Karnavian reminded about staging demonstrations ahead of the presidential inauguration.

October 16, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Jakarta Post - October 16, 2019

Jakarta – The Indonesian Military (TNI) has handed down disciplinary sanctions against five more serving Army personnel in relation to negative social media posts about the recent atta

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
CNN Indonesia - October 16, 2019

Jakarta – The Institute for Public Research and Advocacy (Elsam) says that freedom of expression and opinion in Indonesia has declined since 2014.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Tempo - October 16, 2019

Friski Riana, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi claimed that he did not order police apparatus to prohibit public demonstration on the day of the presidential inauguration on O

October 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Coconuts Jakarta - October 15, 2019

The Central Jakarta District Court yesterday absolved Ina Yuniarti, a woman who was accused of violating the Information and Electronic Transactions Act (UU ITE) for uploading a video

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Tempo - October 15, 2019

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Syafruddin has emphasised that state civil servants or ASN are not allowed to criticise the government in public

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Jakarta Post - October 15, 2019

Jakarta – The Jakarta Police have decided not to issue protest permits from Oct. 15 until the presidential inauguration on Oct. 20

October 14, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
CNN Indonesia - October 14, 2019

Jakarta – Jakarta Metro Jaya regional police chief Gatot Eddy Pramono has emphasised that they will not issue permits for people wanting to hold protests in Jakarta.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Coconuts Jakarta - October 14, 2019

Last week's violent attack on chief security minister Wiranto has had several unexpected repercussions in Indonesia, including sanctions for those who commented on the incident in a ne

October 12, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Jakarta Globe - October 12, 2019

Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – The Indonesian Military, has taken disciplinary action against three of its members after their wives raised doubt on social media over Thursday's attack in B

October 3, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Tempo - October 3, 2019

Jakarta – The actions of the social media buzzers supporting President Joko Widodo are increasingly endangering democracy in this nation.

September 4, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Jakarta Globe - September 4, 2019

Antara & Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Police have identified a new suspect in the sporadic violence that has plagued several cities in Papua and West Papua over the past two weeks.

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Kompas.com - September 4, 2019

Devina Halim, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia Executive Director Usman Hamid is of the view that the naming of Veronica Koman as a suspect could create fear among the public

September 3, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Jakarta Post - September 3, 2019

Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – A group that calls itself Victims of the Electronic Information and Transactions (ITE) Law Community (PAKU ITE) has urged the Aceh Police to stop the inve

September 2, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Reuters - September 2, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian police have banned violent demonstrations and speeches promoting separatism in the easternmost region of Papua, which had been rocked by protests for two weeks, it

August 27, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Radio New Zealand - August 27, 2019

Rights groups say an internet blackout in Indonesia's West Papua marks a dangerous violation of free speech protections.

July 31, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Coconuts Jakarta - July 31, 2019

Due to the highly ambiguous nature of Indonesia's Information and Electronic Transactions Act (UU ITE), any legitimate criticism against the government or those in power could potentia

July 19, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Jakarta Post - July 19, 2019

Jakarta – The Garuda Indonesia Workers Union [Sekarga] has revoked a police report it filed against YouTube content creators Rius Vernandes and Elwiyana Monica for posting a photo of a

July 17, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Sydney Morning Herald - July 17, 2019

James Massola, Jakarta – Garuda Indonesia's response to a critical video review has turned into an omnishambles. Now, two bloggers could be charged.

July 16, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Coconuts Jakarta - July 16, 2019

Rius Vernandes, a popular Indonesian travel vlogger, may be facing legal trouble for posting a viral photo of a handwritten menu from flag carrier Garuda Indonesia's business class, wi

July 11, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Speech & Expression
Tempo - July 11, 2019

Friski Riana, Jakarta – Presidential Staff Office Deputy V Jaleswari Pramodhawardani said the government would consider the urge to amend the law on electronic information and transact