Democracy & Civil Rights

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March 2021

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

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – February 19, 2021

Jakarta – Exposit Strategy Political Analyst Arif Susanto has warned that the discourse on revisions to the Information and Electronic Transaction (ITE) Law which have been proposed recently are no

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – February 19, 2021

Jakarta – September 2019, and Veronica Koman was enjoying her final days in Australia.

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – February 18, 2021

Jakarta – National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) Commissioner Choirul Anam says that the move by Yogyakarta (DIY) Governor Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X to restrict demonstrations at several

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – February 9, 2021

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's statement asking the public to be more active in conveying criticism and input on government performance is not in line with the ac

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – February 5, 2021

Jakarta – Scores of people from the Urban Poor People's Network (JRMK) and the Urban Poor Consortium (UPC) held a solidarity action in front of the Burmese Embassy in Jakarta on Friday February 5.

January 2021

Cartoons/Indonesia
Kompas.com – January 26, 2021

According to the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI), there were 351 cases of civil rights violations across the country in 2020, the majority of which were violations against freedom of expres