Democracy & Civil Rights

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August 2020

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 3, 2020

Jakarta – West Papua province has again been recorded as having the worst democracy index.

July 2020

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – July 24, 2020

Solo – A recommendation by the ruling Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) to back President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s eldest son Gibran Rakabuming Raka as a mayoral candidate in the region

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – July 7, 2020

Sania Mashabi, Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Chairperson Asfinawati has revealed several indicators that show the Indonesian government wants to return to the era of Suharto’s N

News/Aceh
Kompas.com – July 7, 2020

Raja Umar, Banda Aceh – Pictures of a group of women cyclists wearing tight clothing and no headscarfs riding around the Acehnese provincial capital of Banda Aceh has gone viral on social media.

News/Indonesia
Kumparan – July 2, 2020

A 27-year-old man with the initials “JS” in Payakumbuh city, West Sumatra, has been arrested for wearing a red T-shirt with a hammer-and-sickle logo – the symbol of communism – displayed on it.

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – July 2, 2020

Jakarta – The Lokataru Legal and Human Rights Foundation says that there are two problems with the police which have developed during the era of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s administration.

June 2020

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – June 14, 2020

Rakhmat Nur Hakim, Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Director Asfinawati says that there are three indications of authoritarianism which are still being displayed by the government

Analysis/West Papua
Tempo Column – June 10, 2020

Ali Umar – President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo must change the government’s approach in resolving the Papua problem.

April 2020

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – April 27, 2020

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia is calling for the release of 13 South Maluku Republic (RMS) activists who were arrested for commemorating the anniversary of the separatist group.

February 2020

Cartoons/Indonesia
Kompas – February 19, 2020

Man: Mr, my data will be safe won’t it? (speech bubble above house reads ‘Yes, census online successful’)