Drunken Republic Cartoons

August 2017

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’)

Indonesia
Kompas – July 8, 2017

Kid: Mr... The anti-terrorism law, the child protection law... where are they?

Lawmaker: ‘The answer my friend is blowing in the wind’ (tag reads ‘right of inquiry’, shirts read ‘Radicalism’ and ‘Pedophilia’.

June 2017

Indonesia
Kompas – June 10, 2017

Lady Justice: I’m the one that should cover my eyes! (T-shirt read ‘Persecution’)

Indonesia
Kompas – June 3, 2017

Man: Genuine Pancasila! No to corruption! No to accepting bribes! No to politicising sectarianism! No to intolerance! No the spread of fake news! No to the spread of hate speech!

Kid: No to empty talk!

May 2017

Indonesia
Kompas – May 27, 2017

Man: Who’s afraid!?

Indonesia
Kompas – May 13, 2017

Angel: Just staying silent, finding it difficult to speak the truth? Just say it with flowers... a symbol of love and beauty, and... flowers don’t lie!

Indonesia
Kompas – May 6, 2017

With the police dragging their feet in an investigation into an acid (air keras) attack on Corruption Investigation Commission (KPK) investigator Novel Baswedan, who had uncovered evidence implicating lawmakers and senior politicians (politikus) in a massive e-ID corruption sc

April 2017

Indonesia
Kompas – April 29, 2017

Suit reads: Hoax news, provocation, hate speech, sectarianism... xyz

Signs read: 2017 Jakarta election, 2019 presidential election, 2018 regional elections

Indonesia
Kompas – April 15, 2017

Kid: Look behind you Mr... (Bottle reads ‘Acid’)

Indonesia
Kompas – April 14, 2017

Kid: Sectarianism, intolerance, for the sake of power... (Syringe reads ‘Anti-diversity’).

Man: This political virus has already poisoned our children!

Indonesia
Kompas – April 8, 2017

Kid: DePeDe... what’s that Dad?

Man: I don’t know!

Chairs read MA(FIA), a play on the initials MA (Supreme Court), and DPD but with the wording changed to read ‘Council of Performing Clowns’.

Indonesia
Kompas – April 6, 2017

From an op-ed piece titled The Future of the DPD on an intensifying power struggle within the Regional Representatives Council (DPD) over the leadership of the institution.

March 2017

Indonesia
Kompas – March 25, 2017

Man: Usually the little people get defeated right Mr?

Kid: Who’s idea was it to make our housewives suffer like this?

Indonesia
Kompas – March 18, 2017

Kid: A barometer of Indonesia democrazy

Chair reads ‘Jakarta election round II’, fire reads ‘Terror, sectarian politics’, hose reads ‘The law’.