Drunken Republic Cartoons

June 2019

Indonesia
Kompas – June 26, 2019

According to the Ministry of Health, while Indonesia has seen a gradual decline in stunting from 37.2 percent in 2013 to 30.8 percent in 2018, other reports confirm a far higher prevalence of malnutrition among children in eastern Indonesia with some area reporting figures as

Indonesia
Kompas – June 12, 2019

Writing on tree trunk reads “deforestation”, word from elephant’s mouth reads “help”

May 2019

Indonesia
Kompas – May 31, 2019

According to the latest survey by pollster Cyrus Indonesia, only 70 percent of Indonesians accept Pancasila as the country’s ideology and a unifying viewpoint for all citizens.

Indonesia
Kompas – May 15, 2019

Writing on dress reads “customer confidence”, newspaper headline reads “private data”.

March 2019

Indonesia
Kompas – March 25, 2019

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says that the growing number of people being jailed for sending WhatsApp messages critical of the government and private companies is having a a disastrous and chilling effect on free speech and the government should repeal criminal provisions

Indonesia
Kompas – March 21, 2019

Despite new mechanisms introduced to allow businesses to process permits for export and import activities under one roof, dwell times at the country’s ports remains stubbornly high – weighed down by corruption, red tape and overlapping regulations.

Indonesia
Kompas – March 20, 2019

From an oped piece titled The Sugar Industry’s Economic Rentierism

Indonesia
Kompas – March 6, 2019

Block reads: Election regulation?

T-shirts reads: Vox Popoli, Vox Dei, Absentee voter.

With only a month to go before Indonesia holds simultaneous presidential and legislative elections, tens of thousands of people may not be able to vote.

February 2019

Indonesia
Kompas – February 27, 2019

Man: I’m making a sincere and above board contribution (but my name will be noted right?)

Farmer: I’ll contribute a prayer, okay

Tie on sack reads “Campaign funds”

Indonesia
Kompas – February 20, 2019

Woman: Drink this first Mr, so you can focus

Cup reads “overflowing with honesty and fairness”, book reads “PKPU 3/2019”, writing reads “Summary”.

Indonesia
Kompas – February 13, 2019

Writing above puppeteer’s stick reads “money”, guitar reads “freedom of expression”

Musicians have slammed a new draft law seeking to criminalise content deemed pornographic or blasphemous, saying it could potentially limit freedom of expression in Indonesia.

Indonesia
Kompas – February 6, 2019

Display reads: Super Hero Party. Legislative Candidate Gundula, MSc, PHd, and so on. I arrive, problems disappear. 21 million likes, 69 million followers.

Man: Even if he doesn’t come that won’t be a problem either, right?

January 2019

Indonesia
Kompas – January 23, 2019

Indonesian Soccer Association (PSSI) chairperson Edy Rahmayadi resigned from his position over the weekend amid fresh allegations of match-fixing in the national league which for years has been dogged by a series of corruption scandals.

Indonesia
Kompas – January 16, 2019

Amid a series of arrests of high-profile politicians in sting operations by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), many voters were eagerly awaiting the first live presidential debate scheduled for tomorrow evening between incumbent President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo (left)

Indonesia
Kompas – January 3, 2019

Human rights activists and civil society groups have few expectations that the first presidential debate scheduled for January 17 between incumbent President Joko Widodo and rival Prabowo Subianto will address human rights issues in any substantial way given that neither camp

Indonesia
Kompas – January 2, 2019

Old Man: Don’t cheat, don’t play with hoaxes, be optimistic and tolerant

From an oped piece title The politics of 2018 and the 2019 Elections

December 2018

Indonesia
Kompas – December 19, 2018

Badge reads “Government official legislative candidate”, writing with wings reads “Food prices”.

Indonesia
Kompas – December 12, 2018

Writing on shark reads “Corruption”, writing on boat reads “Public Trust”.

Indonesia
Kompas – December 5, 2018

On November 19 a team from Wakatobi National Park found 5.9 kilograms of plastic garbage inside the stomach of a dead sperm whale that had beached on Kapota Island, Southeast Sulawesi.

November 2018

Indonesia
Kompas – November 21, 2018

Man: Take this one, it looks like they’re honest, clean and not corrupt, right Mrs?