Democracy & Civil Rights

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March 2024

CNN Indonesia – March 14, 2024

Sleman – The Yogyakarta Islamic University (UII) academic community held a ceremony in which they placed flowers on a grave (tabur bunga) on Thursday March 14 to commemoration of the death of democracy in Indonesia.

CNN Indonesia – March 14, 2024

Jakarta – Higher education academics from across Greater Jakarta (Jabodetabek) have issued a "Salemba Call" to urge various parties to return Indonesian democracy and state administration to the right path.

News/Indonesia – March 12, 2024

Jauh Hari Wawan S, Sleman – The Gajah Mada University (UGM) academic community has issued a statement through the "Campus Accuses: Uphold Ethics and the Constitution, Strengthen Democracy" movement, in which they criticised the current state of democracy and called for the restoration of ethics and the constitution that h

News/Indonesia – March 8, 2024

Sonya Hellen Sinombor – Hundreds of women from various women's organisations commemorated International Women's Day (IWD) 2024 by marching from the Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) offices to the National Monument (Monas) area in Central Jakarta on Friday March 8.

News/Indonesia – March 5, 2024

Dani Prabowo, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto says that democracy in Indonesia is still messy and very costly.

January 2024

Indo News – January 11, 2024

Jakarta – A study by the Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (INDEF) on the decline of democracy in Indonesia since 2020 found that the results were not pleasing. If this decline in democracy continues, the result is predicted to be worse than expected.

December 2023

Media Indonesia – December 15, 2023

University of Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM UI) Chairperson Melki Sedek Huang says he was shocked by the statement by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in which he said that freedom of expression can be pr

CNN Indonesia – December 10, 2023

Jakarta – The Setara Institute for Peace and Democracy together with the International NGO Forum on Indonesia Development (INFID) has revealed that Indonesia's 2023 human rights (HAM) index has declined to 3.2 from an earlier score of 3.3.

CNN Indonesia – December 8, 2023

Yogyakarta – A large banner with the words "Most Embarrassing UGM Alumnus Nomination Submission" and a picture of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was displayed in front of the Gajah Mada University (UGM) in Sleman, Yogyakarta, on Friday December 8.

April 2023

News/Indonesia – April 13, 2023

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has released its 2022 annual report which notes that democracy in the era of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has suffered a regression.