Criminalization & Attacks on Activism

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July 2024

News/West Papua
Jubi Papua – July 9, 2024

Jayapura – Zakarias Talaty, the sole judge at the Jayapura District Court, has rejected a pretrial motion on behalf of senior Papuan journalist Victor Mambor against an Order to Stop Investigation (SP3) issued by the North Jayapura Sectoral Police (Polsek) on the grounds that the SP3 was

June 2024

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – June 28, 2024

Jayapura – Papuan journalists held a solidarity action to support the struggle by senior Papuan journalist Victor Mambor who is seeking justice over a terror bomb attack near his home on March 23, 2023.

April 2024

CNN Indonesia – April 4, 2024

Jakarta – Civil society activist organisations have condemned the guilty verdict handed down by the Jepara District Court in Central Java on Thursday April 4 against Karimunjawa environmental activist Daniel Frits Maurits Tangkilisan who was indicted under the Information and Electronic Transaction (

March 2024

News/Indonesia – March 22, 2024

Danur Lambang Pristiandaru – Environmental activist Daniel Frits Maurits Tangkilisan is facing 10 months in prison after being indicted under the Information and Electronic Transaction (ITE) Law.

February 2024

CNN Indonesia – February 26, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) knowledge management division coordinator Wana Alamsyah said that his agency had never committed acts of racism in any form.

Kompas – February 1, 2024

Dani Prabowo, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia has recorded that 268 human rights defenders were victims of attacks throughout 2023, and that they came from a variety of backgrounds including women rights, environmental and indigenous community activists.

January 2024

Arah Juang – January 22, 2024

Sharon Muller – On Monday January 7 mass actions were launched in several cities across Indonesia demanding the release of human rights defenders Fatia Maulidiyanti and Haris Azhar, who were being tried on charges of defamation.

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – January 17, 2024

Ardi Bayage, Jayapura – The public prosecutor (JPU) has demanded a two year prison sentence for West Papua National Committee (KNPB) General Chairperson Agus Kossey and an eight month sentence for Numbay regency KNPB Secretary Benny Murib less time already served in jail.

CNN Indonesia – January 10, 2024

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for Security Sector Reform is asking that all legal proceedings against political opponents that smack of politics as well as socialisation and campaign activities in the 2024 elections be stopped.

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