Drunken Republic Cartoons

September 2020

Kompas – September 7, 2020

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and the Elections Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) have warned about potential vote buying in the upcoming simultaneous regional elections, which the government insists on holding on December 9 despite the ongoing Covid-19 epidemic.

Kompas – September 3, 2020

From an oped piece titled Watch out, the sabotage of ‘political legislation’ in the era of the pandemic

Illustration by Kompas/Heryunanto.

August 2020

Kompas – August 21, 2020

Kalimantan Islamic University (Uniska) political observer Muhammad Uhaib As’ad says that the democratic process in Indonesia post reformasi – the political reform process that began in 1998 – is still being held hostage by the power of money.

Kompas – August 5, 2020

Writing on picture reads “Regional head”

Man: Before it was the father, now the mother, what next, the kids?

Kid: When do I get a go Dad?

July 2020

Kompas – July 15, 2020

Teacher: Today we are going to learn about all kinds of basic foods!

June 2020

Kompas – June 17, 2020

Man in boat: Can they still hear our voices?

trimuktiwijaya – June 13, 2020

Judge: We sentence you to 12 years in prison and a fine.

Defendant: But I didn’t mean to do it.

Judge: Yeah okay then, one year in prison.

Son Of Dadang – June 12, 2020

Prosecutors demanded Friday that two police officers – Chief Brigadier Ronny Bugis and Brigadier Rahmat Kadir – be given one-year prison terms for their involvement in a 2017 attack on senior Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator Novel Baswedan.

May 2020

Kompas – May 19, 2020

A recent case in Gowa, South Sulawesi, has highlighted numerous instances of illegal logging uncovered since COVID-19 began to spread across the country.

May 15, 2020

Left image: “Indonesia? Whatever! Do whatever you like”

Right image: Stupid trumps Covid

April 2020

Kompas – April 29, 2020

Sack reads “Social Aid”, “Accurate Data?”

The Indonesian Ombudsman says complaints about the government’s social aid (bansos) programs dominated hundreds of inquiries to its new Covid-19 online complaint center.

Kompas – April 8, 2020

Doctor: Focus first on the Covid-19 pandemic House!

March 2020

Kompas – March 2, 2020

From an op-ed piece titled The Obesity of the ‘Omnibus Laws’ Government Regulations

February 2020

KomikFaktap – February 23, 2020

An Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) commissioner has apologized for claiming that women could get pregnant from swimming in the same pool as men.

Kompas – February 19, 2020

Man: Mr, my data will be safe won’t it? (speech bubble above house reads ‘Yes, census online successful’)

Kompas – February 11, 2020

From an op-ed piece titled Social Media Paradox.

A growing number of people are falling foul of Indonesia’s Information and Electronic Transaction Law (ITE), which is notorious for being used to criminalise political dissidents.

Kompas – February 4, 2020

From an op-ed piece titled Focus on Investment Growth

January 2020

Kompas – January 24, 2020

From an oped piece titled Annual floods.

December 2019

Kompas – December 18, 2019

Sign above door reads Public Health Office, document in tree reads Law Number 8/2016

Kompas – December 4, 2019

Civil servant: If you’ve got any criticisms, aspirations, is that allowed?