Drunken Republic Cartoons 2011

December 2011

Kompas – December 31, 2011

Kid: The year of lies!

Kompas – December 21, 2011

Traditional land rights

Shocking reports have emerged of mass killings in Lampung after dozens of farmers from Mesuji met with lawmakers on Wednesday and alleged that 30 farmers had been murdered between 2009 and 2011 as part of attempts by a plantation company to evict them from their traditional land.

Kompas – December 14, 2011

Arm: Mastermind behind BI deputy governor bribery case

Kompas – December 10, 2011

More than a few eyebrows were raised when relatively unknown legal activist and lawyer Abraham Samad (pictured left) emerged as the country’s new anti-graft czar on Friday.

Kompas – December 7, 2011

Man: High tides? Ahh, it’ll be safe enough until [the] 2014 [elections]

Kompas – December 3, 2011

Men: The Kartanegara bridge tragedy isn’t my responsibility...

Rat: Who’s responsible? Me! That’s the way it is with projects!

Kompas – December 24 2011

Skull with gun: Palm oil rights!

Body: Human rights

November 2011

Kompas – November 30, 2011

According to the Supreme Audit Agency there were irregularities of US$33 billion in Social Assistance Funds (Dana Bantuan Sosial) in 2007-2010.

Kompas – November 26, 2011

Man: Don’t be envious! What’s wrong with being rich, living in luxury, what’s important is it’s intended for the people!

Kid: Yeah but which people Mr? I’m one of the ordinary people, but you’re certainly not!

Kompas – November 23, 2011

Sign reads: Family planning (KB). Documents read: Jobs, healthcare

Kompas – November 19, 2011

Lizard: A reflection of the future fate of our sports champions?

West Papua
Kompas – November 16, 2011

Waaeee, waaeooo... we can do it.

West Papua
Kompas – November 15, 2011

Lured no doubt by the thought of lucrative kickbacks and “brokerage frees”, lawmakers are cynically exploiting widespread anger over ongoing human rights abuses by security forces guarding the giant Freeport Indonesia gold and copper mine in West Papua to call on the government to renegotiate its contract with the company.

West Papua
Kompas – November 12, 2011

Man (bottom left): Image building?

West Papua
Kompas – November 11, 2011

The police have finally admitted what much of the country has long known, that they accept millions of dollars annually from Freeport Indonesia to provide security for its mining operation in West Papua.

Kompas – November 9, 2011

Gavel reads: Justice, Corruption Courts

October 2011

Kompas – October 29, 2011

Man: Thief! Thief!

Responding to a damming new survey released this week showing that state corruption has worsened significantly under President Yudhoyono’s watch, with 91% of Indonesians now saying corruption is widespread throughout the government, Yudhoyono has called for an all-out war against what he termed “state robbers”.

West Papua
Kompas – October 26, 2011

Bars on cage with Bird of Paradise read: Injustice, corruption, poverty, violence, vested interests.

Kompas – October 22, 2011

Man: This isn’t RBT. Rencana Bangun Tidur!

Kid reading book titled Indonesian Acronyms: RBT: Ring Back Tone: Something that happens suddenly upon waking up.

Kompas – October 19, 2011

Man: The “motor” has been enlarged so it runs faster, yeah?