Freedom of Speech & Expression

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May 2024

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – May 8, 2024

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia is urging the police to release a number of high-school students who were arrested for wearing Morning Star independence flag attributes during a parade in Nabire, Central Papua.

April 2024

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – April 25, 2024

Jakarta – The Indonesian Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has rejected revisions to the Broadcasting Law because they believe they threaten press freedom.

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – April 5, 2024

Jayapura – Peaceful demonstrations by the Meepago people in Nabire, the capital of Central Papua province, on the morning of Friday April 5, were forcibly broken up by officers from the Nabire district police. A number of protesters were reportedly injured, some of whom were rushed to Nabire regional pubic hospital.

January 2024

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – January 10, 2024

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) believes that the attitude of the public prosecutor, who has submitted an appeal against the acquittal of rights defenders Haris Azhar and Fatia Maulidiyanti in a defama

News/Indonesia
Republika – January 9, 2024

Jakarta – The acquittal of human rights defenders Haris Azhar and Fatia Maulidiyanti is seen as a milestone and a victory for freedom of expression, and sets a good precedent for the fight against the criminalisation of activists.

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – January 9, 2024

Jayapura – West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Organisation (TPNPB-OPM) spokesperson Sebby Sambom has expressed his gratitude to Haris Azhar and Fatia Maulidiyanti who were found not

News/Indonesia
Republika – January 8, 2024

Teguh Firmansyah, Jakarta – Lokataru Foundation for Human Rights Executive Director Haris Azhar and former Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Coordinator Fatia Maulidiyanti have spoken out

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – January 7, 2024

Jakarta – Civil society activists from a variety of backgrounds have called for the release of human rights defenders Fatia Maulidiyanti and Haris Azhar ahead of the reading out of a verdict in a defamation case against the pair on Monday Januar

News/Indonesia
Poros Jakarta – January 7, 2024

Mike Wangge, Jakarta – Scores of activists made a breakthrough by holding a solidarity action to support human rights defenders Haris Azhar and Fatia Maulidiyanti at the Hotel Indonesia (HI) traffic circle in Central Jakarta.

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – January 7, 2024

Reiner Brabar, Jayapura – Papuan students in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta have issued a statement containing five demands in response to the ongoing trial in the East Jakarta District Court that has ensnared human rights defenders Fatia Maulidiyanti and Haris Azhar.