Drunken Republic Cartoons

October 2017

Indonesia
Kompas – October 4, 2017

Dubbed by the media as ‘Mr Teflon’ for skillfully using his political power and influence to avoid indictment over a series of corruption scandals dating back to 1999, to the delight of other lawmakers but anger and disbelief among the general public, House speaker and Golkar

September 2017

Indonesia
Kompas – September 23, 2017

Man: ‘Red Coat!’ Don’t ever forget history! (Road reads ‘September 30 Movement’, ‘Truth’, ‘Political manipulation’, ‘History’)

Indonesia
Kompas – September 20, 2017

Woman: Hey Mr you’re all grown up, how come you’re still being spoon fed? (Arm band read ‘Sting Operation’)

A play on the word ‘suap’ which means both ‘spoon feed’ as well as ‘a bribe’ and ‘to bribe’.

Indonesia
Kompas – September 16, 2017

Lawmakers: Freeze the KPK, we strengthened the KPK so why the OTT, delay the legal process...

Kid (speaking to President Widodo): Dogs bark when a caravan goes by right Mr?

Indonesia
Kompas – September 6, 2017

Teacher: Now children, this is what used to be called a farmer (plaque reads: already threatened with extinct)

Indonesia
Kompas – September 2, 2017

Kid: Someone’s throwing stones but hiding the hand... (to do something then deny responsibility for it)

Man: And a hidden face!

August 2017

Indonesia
Kompas – August 26, 2017

eKTP: (mafia + House inquiry) + witness/incredible x acid attack.(J. Marliem suicide) + ? {sluggish police investigation} + KPK = ? xyz

Kid holding ice box: Don’t, don’t...

Indonesia
Kompas – August 23, 2017

Indonesia’s opportunistic politicians – always on the lookout for some way to bolster their nationalistic credentials – have accused Malaysia of waging a ‘psy-war’ against Indonesia following a misprint (for which Malaysia has offered an official apology) in which the Indonesi

Indonesia
Kompas – August 19, 2017

Man: Democracy gone too far?

Kid: They’re high on drugs Dad...

Politicians: Freedom. Suits read: Fake news, utter nonsense, blasphemers, provocateur, accusations and judgments, sewing divisions.

Indonesia
Kompas – August 16, 2017

The House of Representatives’ budget committee is claiming ignorance over an alleged plan to increase the House’s budget allocation and use some of it to construct a new building.

Indonesia
Kompas – August 12, 2017

Kid: Dad, no need to listen... the public will decide!

Indonesia
Kompas – August 9, 2017

According to a report by Indonesian Corruption Watch (ICW), sixty-one village heads across Indonesia were arrested in 62 different corruption cases in 2016.

Indonesia
Kompas – August 8, 2017

Kid: His fried rice is absolutely delicious... what spices does he use Dad?

Man: The presidential elections

July 2017

Indonesia
Kompas – July 24, 2017

Lawmaker: Best wishes for Idul Fitri. Please forgive my physical and emotional wrongdoings

Man: Save the KPK

Indonesia
Kompas – July 19, 2017

Supporter: Don’t loose okay...

Indonesia
Kompas – July 15, 2017

Widodo: ‘Uproar, racket, commotion’

Man: Headache pills. Guaranteed to bring immediate relief. No side effects Mr! (Labels read ‘Resolute’, ‘Vitamins’)

Indonesia
Kompas – July 8, 2017

Kid: Mr... The anti-terrorism law, the child protection law... where are they?

Lawmaker: ‘The answer my friend is blowing in the wind’ (tag reads ‘right of inquiry’, shirts read ‘Radicalism’ and ‘Pedophilia’.

June 2017

Indonesia
Kompas – June 10, 2017

Lady Justice: I’m the one that should cover my eyes! (T-shirt read ‘Persecution’)

Indonesia
Kompas – June 3, 2017

Man: Genuine Pancasila! No to corruption! No to accepting bribes! No to politicising sectarianism! No to intolerance! No the spread of fake news! No to the spread of hate speech!

Kid: No to empty talk!

May 2017

Indonesia
Kompas – May 27, 2017

Man: Who’s afraid!?