Drunken Republic Cartoons

November 2017

Indonesia
Kompas – November 22, 2017

Suharto’s former ruling party Golkar, which for years has stood by Setya Novanto in the face of a string of corruption scandals, is moving quickly to distance itself from the House speaker and party chair who they now see as an electoral liability following his arrest by the C

Indonesia
Kompas – November 8, 2017

Having skillfully used his political power and influence to dodged the law a in series of corruption scandals dating back to 1999, House speaker and Golkar Party chair Setya Novanto – dubbed by the media as ‘Mr Teflon’ – may finally face justice after the Corruption Eradicatio

Indonesia
Kompas – November 1, 2017

Sign above door reads ‘Kuper (lack of attention) Fireworks Factory’

October 2017

Indonesia
Kompas – October 18, 2017

Having pledged to put aside the religious and ethnic divisions which paved the way for his victory in the Jakarta elections, newly inaugurated Jakarta Governor Anies Baswaden (left, Deputy Governor Sandiaga Uno on right) has instead began his term by triggering a storm of crit

Indonesia
Kompas – October 4, 2017

Dubbed by the media as ‘Mr Teflon’ for skillfully using his political power and influence to avoid indictment over a series of corruption scandals dating back to 1999, to the delight of other lawmakers but anger and disbelief among the general public, House speaker and Golkar

September 2017

Indonesia
Kompas – September 23, 2017

Man: ‘Red Coat!’ Don’t ever forget history! (Road reads ‘September 30 Movement’, ‘Truth’, ‘Political manipulation’, ‘History’)

Indonesia
Kompas – September 20, 2017

Woman: Hey Mr you’re all grown up, how come you’re still being spoon fed? (Arm band read ‘Sting Operation’)

A play on the word ‘suap’ which means both ‘spoon feed’ as well as ‘a bribe’ and ‘to bribe’.

Indonesia
Kompas – September 16, 2017

Lawmakers: Freeze the KPK, we strengthened the KPK so why the OTT, delay the legal process...

Kid (speaking to President Widodo): Dogs bark when a caravan goes by right Mr?

Indonesia
Kompas – September 6, 2017

Teacher: Now children, this is what used to be called a farmer (plaque reads: already threatened with extinct)

Indonesia
Kompas – September 2, 2017

Kid: Someone’s throwing stones but hiding the hand... (to do something then deny responsibility for it)

Man: And a hidden face!

August 2017

Indonesia
Kompas – August 26, 2017

eKTP: (mafia + House inquiry) + witness/incredible x acid attack.(J. Marliem suicide) + ? {sluggish police investigation} + KPK = ? xyz

Kid holding ice box: Don’t, don’t...

Indonesia
Kompas – August 23, 2017

Indonesia’s opportunistic politicians – always on the lookout for some way to bolster their nationalistic credentials – have accused Malaysia of waging a ‘psy-war’ against Indonesia following a misprint (for which Malaysia has offered an official apology) in which the Indonesi

Indonesia
Kompas – August 19, 2017

Man: Democracy gone too far?

Kid: They’re high on drugs Dad...

Politicians: Freedom. Suits read: Fake news, utter nonsense, blasphemers, provocateur, accusations and judgments, sewing divisions.

Indonesia
Kompas – August 16, 2017

The House of Representatives’ budget committee is claiming ignorance over an alleged plan to increase the House’s budget allocation and use some of it to construct a new building.

Indonesia
Kompas – August 12, 2017

Kid: Dad, no need to listen... the public will decide!

Indonesia
Kompas – August 9, 2017

According to a report by Indonesian Corruption Watch (ICW), sixty-one village heads across Indonesia were arrested in 62 different corruption cases in 2016.

Indonesia
Kompas – August 8, 2017

Kid: His fried rice is absolutely delicious... what spices does he use Dad?

Man: The presidential elections

July 2017

Indonesia
Kompas – July 24, 2017

Lawmaker: Best wishes for Idul Fitri. Please forgive my physical and emotional wrongdoings

Man: Save the KPK

Indonesia
Kompas – July 19, 2017

Supporter: Don’t loose okay...

Indonesia
Kompas – July 15, 2017

Widodo: ‘Uproar, racket, commotion’

Man: Headache pills. Guaranteed to bring immediate relief. No side effects Mr! (Labels read ‘Resolute’, ‘Vitamins’)