Drunken Republic Cartoons

July 2016

Indonesia
Kompas – July 2, 2016

Kid: He's inhuman isn't he Mom? (sign reads Food and Drug Monitoring Agency)

June 2016

Indonesia
Kompas – June 25, 2016

Man: You have to be sensitive in reading the 'signs of nature' so you don't fumble around and get fatalistic

Indonesia
Kompas – June 18, 2016

Kid: Again, and again and again...

Indonesia
Kompas – June 11, 2016

Kid: Political beef trading (horse trading) is rampant, so why's beef so expensive Dad?

Table: Reshuffle, a ministerial post?, Power, Election Law

Indonesia
Kompas – June 4, 2016

Woman: Imagine if our child was the victim! (Headline reads: Pro-Contra Chemical Castration)

May 2016

Indonesia
Kompas – May 28, 2016

Carpet reads 'Historical Truth', book reads 'Never forget history'

Indonesia
Kompas – May 18, 2016

Man: It's time to fix it Mr!

Indonesia
Kompas – May 14, 2016

Man: You need a draft law against extraordinary violence!

Kid: But you're too busy with political laws to stymie your opponents right Mr...

Indonesia
Kompas – May 13, 2016

Amid reports of rampant sexual violence against women and girls, women's rights activists are calling on lawmakers to bring forward deliberations on a sexual violence bill to ensure legal protection for those who fall victim to sexual abuse.

Indonesia
Kompas – May 7, 2016

Officials: It was my contribution, it was mine, mine!!

Kid: Whoever does anything for humanitarian reasons, they're all heroes right Dad? (headlines reads: 10 hostages freed, 4 hostages [still held], pay ransom)

April 2016

Indonesia
Kompas – April 30, 2016

Sign reads 'Welcome Tax Embezzlers', carpet reads 'Tax Amnesty'

Indonesia
Kompas – April 27, 2016

Experts say that the government's repressive judicial system, which instead of providing rehabilitation tends to imprison drug suspects, is causing massive overcrowding with 183,000 prisoners detained in 477 penitentiaries that are designed to accommodate 118,000.

Indonesia
Kompas – April 23, 2016

Kid (Speaking to nationalist hero and feminist symbol Kartini): In this case there's gender equality right Mrs (vests read KPK prisoners).

Indonesia
Kompas – April 16, 2016

As the government struggles to boost tax revenues amid a slump in commodity prices and tax officials all too willing to fix a company's tax in return for a bribe (Suap), revelations that at least two high profile figures, Supreme Audit Agency head Harry Azhar Aziz and Security

Indonesia
Kompas – April 13, 2016

Almost two decades after reformasi – the reform movement that began with the overthrow of former president Suharto's New Order dictatorship in 1998 – the government continues to ignore calls to address past human rights (HAM) abuses, many of which were committed by pe

Indonesia
Kompas – April 9, 2016

Kid: There are some animals that'll never become extinct right Dad...

Headline reads 'Endangered wildlife', badges read 'Political Elite', 'Business Owner'

Indonesia
Kompas – April 6, 2016

Human rights groups say that there has been a sharp rise in human rights violations in recent years as a result of people being forced off their land – often with the backing of the military and police – due to collusion between the private sector and government officials who

March 2016

Indonesia
Kompas – March 19, 2016

Kid: Once again, we'll be buying a cat in a sack (lit: to buy something without knowing what it is) right Dad?

Headlines read: Independents vs political parties, regional elections, tripping someone up, political acrobatics, political bride price.

Indonesia
Kompas – March 16, 2016

Document in pocket reads 'crystal methamphetamine', chair on head reads 'regional head', documents in hand read 'manipulation' and 'medical checkup'.

Indonesia
Kompas – March 5, 2016

Public bickering and poor coordination between members of President Widodo's so-call 'working cabinet' (Kabinet Kerja), which many are blaming on the president's weak leadership over his ministers, the majority of which are appointees from the political parties that backed his