Drunken Republic Cartoons

May 2017

Kompas – May 13, 2017

Angel: Just staying silent, finding it difficult to speak the truth? Just say it with flowers... a symbol of love and beauty, and... flowers don’t lie!

Kompas – May 6, 2017

With the police dragging their feet in an investigation into an acid (air keras) attack on Corruption Investigation Commission (KPK) investigator Novel Baswedan, who had uncovered evidence implicating lawmakers and senior politicians (politikus) in a massive e-ID corruption sc

April 2017

Kompas – April 29, 2017

Suit reads: Hoax news, provocation, hate speech, sectarianism... xyz

Signs read: 2017 Jakarta election, 2019 presidential election, 2018 regional elections

Kompas – April 15, 2017

Kid: Look behind you Mr... (Bottle reads ‘Acid’)

Kompas – April 14, 2017

Kid: Sectarianism, intolerance, for the sake of power... (Syringe reads ‘Anti-diversity’).

Man: This political virus has already poisoned our children!

Kompas – April 8, 2017

Kid: DePeDe... what’s that Dad?

Man: I don’t know!

Chairs read MA(FIA), a play on the initials MA (Supreme Court), and DPD but with the wording changed to read ‘Council of Performing Clowns’.

Kompas – April 6, 2017

From an op-ed piece titled The Future of the DPD on an intensifying power struggle within the Regional Representatives Council (DPD) over the leadership of the institution.

March 2017

Kompas – March 25, 2017

Man: Usually the little people get defeated right Mr?

Kid: Who’s idea was it to make our housewives suffer like this?

Kompas – March 18, 2017

Kid: A barometer of Indonesia democrazy

Chair reads ‘Jakarta election round II’, fire reads ‘Terror, sectarian politics’, hose reads ‘The law’.

Kompas – March 11, 2017

Muqoddas: The world of politics will be rocked! (document reads: e-KTP feeding frenzy, legislative, executive, political parties...)

Kid: Watch out for the backlash Mr!

Kompas – March 4, 2017

Kid: Endless comparative studies... when will they smarten up Dad? (document reads Draft Election Law)

February 2017

Kompas – February 25, 2017

Kid: There's somebody who defiantly won't be able to get a good night's sleep right Dad! (Gun reads 'manipulation')

Kompas – February 18, 2017

Kid: Round II of the presidential feeling regional election... so when will Round III be Dad?

Man: 2019

Kompas – February 11, 2017

Kid: Careful Mr! Still water often runs deep

Kompas – February 4, 2017

Indonesia's graft ridden judicial system has suffered yet another blow to its image after the Corruption Eradication Commission declared Constitutional Court (MK) justice Patrialis Akbar and three others suspects in a bribery case in which Akbar allegedly received bribes of US

January 2017

Kompas – January 21, 2017

Lawyers representing Jakarta Governor Basuki 'Ahok' Tjahaja Purnama, who is on trial for alleged blasphemy, say that their client is being 'tried by the mob' following testimony by the prosecution witness that originally reported Ahok who admitted under oath that he forced pol

Kompas – January 14, 2017

Kid: Looking for something hotter and selling cheap? I've got it Mr... Hate speech (signs read 'Cheep chilies', 'Rotten chilies')

Ibnu Rusyd – January 9, 2017

1st Man: What you cooking up brother, it really stinks?

2nd Man: Don't worry, I'll add this later and it'll cover the smell...

Bottle reads: 'Religion', pot reads: 'Corruption, sectarian issues, power struggles'

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