Freedom of Speech & Expression

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October 2020

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – October 25, 2020

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – As many as 36 percent of respondents say that Indonesia has become less democratic according to the results of a national survey by Indonesian Political Indicator (

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – October 20, 2020

Tsarina Maharani, Jakarta – Freedom House has released the latest research on internet freedom in 65 countries around the world titled “Freedom on the Net 2020”.

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – October 19, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Chairperson Asfinawati has cited a number of symptoms showing a rise in authoritarianism over the first year of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – October 19, 2020

Dian Erika Nugraheny, Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Commissioner Fatia Maulidiyanti says that that they recorded 158 cases of violations against civil f

September 2020

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – September 28, 2020

Jakarta – Police forcibly dispersed a student protest near the Cendrawasih University (Uncen) in Jayapura, Papua, on Monday September 28.

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – September 26, 2020

Kendari – The Ombudsman’s South-East Sulawesi representative office says that the regional police’s use of a helicopter to forcibly disperse student protesters is a violation of National Police Chi

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – September 25, 2020

Jakarta – The Agrarian Reform National Committee (KNPA) says that at least 49 protesters were arrested and are still being held by police around the country following peaceful commemorations of Nat

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – September 16, 2020

Jakarta – Human rights activist Veronica Koman feels that her scholarship has been paid for by the Papuan people.

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – September 16, 2020

Jakarta – The symbolic hand over of money to the Finance Ministry’s Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) to replay scholarship funds received by human rights activist Veronica Koman by the Papuan Pe

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – September 15, 2020

Jakarta – The Papuan People’s Solidarity Team will return the scholarship funds received by human rights activists Veronica Koman to the Ministry of Finance’s Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) to