Drunken Republic Cartoons 2016

December 2016

Kompas – December 31, 2016

Widodo: Our enemy isn't [our] diversity but corruption (figure reads 'Intolerance')

Kompas – December 17, 2016

Demon: Hate speech, provocation, intolerance, slander, defamation, hoax news

Kid: Dad... Bandung flood, landslides, earthquakes, bomb threats

November 2016

Kompas – November 26, 2016

Kid: Papa wants a seat

Kompas – November 19, 2016

Umbrella reads 'Fraternity', bouquet reads 'Intan'

Kompas – November 14, 2016

Hand puppets: Sectarian conflicts! Anarchy! Provocation! Slander! Amoral politicking! Hatred!

Man: It's all quite normal... it's what you call democrazy

Kompas – November 5, 2016

Concerns over the possibly of violence at a rally scheduled for November 4 organised by Islamic hardliners demanding Jakarta Governor Basuki 'Ahok' Tjahaja Purnama be arrested and charged with blasphemy prompted President Widodo to pose for awkward photos on horseback alongside his former presidential rival Prabowo Subianto in a move apparently

October 2016

Kompas – October 29, 2016

Kid: Where's the result of two years work? We're still poor!

Man: Patience... you want to get rich in an instant? Hurry off and see a mystic who can multiply banknotes...

Kompas – October 26, 2016

From an op-ed piece title 'Robbing your own country'

Kompas – October 24, 2016

With only around 10% of government spending being allocated to maintain and repair the country's dilapidated irrigation systems and improve farmers' capacity by providing farm equipment, seed and fertilizers, President Widodo's much touted goal of making Indonesia self-sufficient in food production and end its dependency on imports (Impor) is fa

Kompas – October 22, 2016

Kid: Heating up the campaign right Dad? (stove reads 'black campaigns', matches read 'ethnic, religion, race, and inter-group inspired conflict'.

Kompas – October 15, 2016

Having emasculated the Corruption Eradication Commission, the only state institution to have proven itself effective in aggressively pursuing corrupt officials, judges, generals and politicians, by suspending its most aggressive commissioners and replacing them with more 'compliant' chiefs in February, President Widodo's announcement of a new ta

Kompas – October 9, 2016

Man in Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) prison jacket: He he he... I can duplicate real money without having any mystical powers (ilmu ga'ib)

Kompas – October 1, 2016

Kid: Democracy isn't just for short-term political interests and power, right Dad?

Man: It shouldn't be!

September 2016

Kompas – September 17, 2016

Man: Transacti-onal?

Kompas – September 10, 2016

Man: The mistake was selecting them [as candidates] Mr! (Hats read: governor, regent, mayor, political dynasty, Rp)

Kompas – September 2, 2016

Kid: Politicians don't have to set a good example right Dad?

August 2016

Kompas – August 27, 2016

Man: An amnesty... Mr it sounds to me like it'll reduce me to poverty

Kid: He's confused

Kompas – August 13, 2016

Ignoring widespread calls for an independent inquiry following allegations by executed drug convict Freddy Budiman that the National Police, National Narcotics Agency and the military were involved in running his operations, which was revealed on social media by rights activist Haris Azhar who they have subsequently reported to police on charges

Kompas – August 6, 2016

Man: Fake vaccines, fake graves, fake garbage, fake diplomas, fake duty stamps, fax police officers, fake religious tolerance, fake health care and social security, fake love...

Kid: What's the only thing guaranteed not to be fake? Bribe money!!

July 2016

Kompas – July 30, 2016

Man: Meaning less talk, more work... (Music sheet reads: 'Working Cabinet II')