Freedom of Speech & Expression

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October 2020

News/Indonesia – October 27, 2020

Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Southeast-Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFEnet) Executive Director Damar Juniarto says that a phenomenon of deflating democracy is occurring at the moment through digi

News/Indonesia – 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 – 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”.

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 – 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.

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

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