Freedom of Speech & Expression

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April 2020

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – April 3, 2020

Jakarta – The public prosecutor has demanded that six Papuan activists each be sentenced to one year and five months in jail.

March 2020

News/Indonesia
Tempo – March 8, 2020

Shinta Maharani, Yogyakarta – Police have examined posters and banners being prepared by activists prior to the commemoration of International Women’s Day (IWD) in the Central Java city of Yogyakar

February 2020

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – February 21, 2020

Jakarta – A number of civil society groups which reject the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation (RUU Ciptaker) have been intimidated by people from different groups.

News/West Papua
Kompas.com – February 12, 2020

Zakarias Demon Daton, Samarinda – A preliminary hearing to hear the reading out of charges against seven defendants arrested over the September riots in Papua was held at the Balikpapan District Co

News/West Papua
Tempo – February 11, 2020

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Papua activist Paulus Suryanta Ginting – one of six defendants being tried for treason – says that police provided logistical assistance for demonstrators protesting in

News/West Papua
Tempo – February 4, 2020

M Yusuf Manurung, Jakarta – The name of the person who reported a case of treason to police following a Papuan demonstration in Central Jakarta on August 28, 2019 was revealed during a court hearin

News/West Papua
Tempo – February 4, 2020

M Yusuf Manurung, Jakarta – East Jakarta Metropolitan District Police Chief Senior Commissioner Ardian Rishadi was presented as a witness by the prosecution at the trial of six Papua activists char

January 2020

News/Indonesia
KBR – January 31, 2020

Adi Ahdiat, Jakarta – The Pantau Foundation – a Jakarta-based journalism research and training organisation – has given this year’s Oktovianus Pogau Award to Yael Sinaga and Widiya Hastuti, two stu

News/Indonesia
Java Post – January 29, 2020

Muhammad Ridwan – The administration of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Vice President Ma’ruf Amin has now been working for 100 days of Widodo’s second term in office.

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – January 27, 2020

Jakarta – The panel of judges has rejected a demurrer or note of objection by Surya Anta and five other Papuan activists charged with treason.