Democracy & Civil Rights

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June 2021

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – June 10, 2021

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has recorded that 938 demonstrators have been arrested on the grounds of violating health protocols since the corona v

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – June 8, 2021

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The National Alliance for Criminal Code Reform says it regrets a move by the Justice and Human Rights Ministry (Kemenkumham) to start socialising revisions to the C

May 2021

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – May 21, 2021

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia says that the protection of civil freedoms in Indonesia has gone backwards even though reformasi has been proceeding for 23 years.

April 2021

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – April 7, 2021

Jakarta – Amnesty International's annual report has found that the human rights situation in Indonesia worsened in 2020.

March 2021

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – March 21-22, 2021

Jakarta – The results of an Indikator Politik Indonesia survey shows that the majority of young people in Jakarta (DKI) are dissatisfied with the performance of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – March 9, 2021

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (Safenet) Executive Director Damar Juniarto is questioning the government and the House of Representatives' (DPR) scale of pri

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – March 6, 2021

Devina Halim, Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) hopes that the requirements for independent candidates to take part in the election of regional heads (pilkada) will be eas

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – March 1, 2021

Jakarta – Activist Veronica Koman has addressed the different positions taken by the Indonesian government in response to calls to resolve the Papua problem and in its response to the coup d'et

February 2021

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – February 26, 2021

Jakarta – The Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFEnet) – an institution concerned with freedom of expression in the digital world – has criticised the newly established virtual police

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – February 23, 2021

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition has criticised the appointment of a team to review the Information and Electronic Transaction Law (UU ITE) through a decree issued on February 22 by Coordinati