Freedom of Information & Press

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July 2024

CNN Indonesia – July 17, 2024

Jakarta – A number of civil society groups have submitted a report to the Presidential Palace in Jakarta on the case of Tribrata TV reporter Rico Sempurna Pasaribu, who died along with three family members when his home in Karo, North Sumatra, was burnt down.

News/Indonesia – July 12, 2024

Shela Octavia, Jessi Carina, Jakarta – TNI (Indonesian military) Commander General Agus Subiyanto is considered to have been too hasty in concluding that there was no involvement of TNI personnel in the fatal fire at the home of Tribrata TV reporter

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

News/Indonesia – July 2, 2024

Nanda Prayoga – The Press Council suspects that an unscrupulous member of the TNI (Indonesian military) was involved in a fire that engulfed the house of Tribrata TV's journalist Rico Sempurna Pasaribu in Karo regency, North Sumatra, which killed him and his family.

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.

Berita Moneter – June 28, 2024

Carol Aji, Jakarta – The Jakarta Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has condemned the doxing of Business Indonesia journalist Ni Luh Anggela after she wrote an article on increased Israeli trade with Indonesia.

May 2024

CNN Indonesia – May 29, 2024

Denpasar – Journalists and journalist organisations in a number of regions, including in Surabaya and Bali, have continued to speak out against revisions to the Broadcasting Law that they say will curb press freedom.

CNN Indonesia – May 27, 2024

Jakarta – A number of journalists and media activists calling themselves the "Coalition of Journalists, Student Press and Pro-Democracy Organisations Rejecting the Broadcasting Bill" held a demonstration in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Jakarta on Monday May 27.

Suara Surabaya – May 22, 2024

Wildan Pratama – The wave of protest and opposition against revisions to the Broadcasting Law (RUU Penyiaran) have begun to mushroom. This time it came from social organisations consisting of journalists, students, content creators and human rights activists in the East Java capital of Surabaya.

CNN Indonesia – May 16, 2024

Jakarta – President elect Prabowo Subianto gave a blunt answer when asked about concerns that democracy in Indonesia would weaken under his leadership when he was attending the Qatar Economic Forum on Wednesday May 15.