Yance Wenda, Jayapura – After being initiated in 2017, the Papua Journalists Association (AWP) was officially launched at the Maranatha Convent Hall in Waena, Jayapura City, Papua, on Saturday October 7.
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Fika Nurul Ulya, Jakarta – The Alliance of Independent Journalist (AJI) has condemned the verbal intimidation against a journalist covering the 43rd ASEAN Summit (KTT ASEAN) which was held in Jakarta on September 5-7.
Tazkia Royyan Hikmatiar – A 2023 Press Freedom Index (IKP) survey conducted by the Press Council found a significant decline compared to 2022, with the IKP dropping to 71.57 from 77.87 points in 2022.
Rifat Alhamidi, Bandung – Journalists from four organisations in Bandung, West Java (Jabar), held a demonstration at the Vanda Park on Thursday August 31. In their demands, they condemned the violence by police during a clash between police and Dego Elos residents on August 14.
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The Jakarta Independent Journalists Alliance (AJI) has condemned the acts of violence suffered by journalists during a Golkar Party Youth Movement event in Senayan, Jakarta, on Wednesday July 26.
Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition has revealed attempts to criminalise residents and attacks on journalists ahead of the 2023 ASEAN Summit in Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT).
Jakarta – Senior Papuan journalist Victor Mambor suspects that yesterday’s bomb attack next to his house in Jayapura on Monday January 23 was linked to several reports published over the last month by Tabloid Jubi.
Jakarta – Senior Papuan journalist and editor of the news website Tabloid Jubi, Victor Mambor, says that yesterday's bomb explosion next to his home in Jayapura was not the first act of terror he has received.
Dandy Koswaraputra and Pizaro Gozali Idrus – A senior journalist who often covers human rights violations in Papua says that a bomb exploded near his home on Monday. Independent journalists groups say the incident was intimidation and threatens press freedom.
Rahmat W. Nugraha, Jakarta – The Press Council says that 60 percent of their input provided before the enactment of the Draft Criminal Court (RKUHP) was ignored by the House of Representatives (DPR).