Freedom of Speech & Expression

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January 2024

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – January 10, 2024

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) believes that the attitude of the public prosecutor, who has submitted an appeal against the acquittal of rights defenders Haris Azhar and Fatia Maulidiyanti in a defama

News/Indonesia
Republika – January 9, 2024

Jakarta – The acquittal of human rights defenders Haris Azhar and Fatia Maulidiyanti is seen as a milestone and a victory for freedom of expression, and sets a good precedent for the fight against the criminalisation of activists.

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – January 9, 2024

Jayapura – West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Organisation (TPNPB-OPM) spokesperson Sebby Sambom has expressed his gratitude to Haris Azhar and Fatia Maulidiyanti who were found not

News/Indonesia
Republika – January 8, 2024

Teguh Firmansyah, Jakarta – Lokataru Foundation for Human Rights Executive Director Haris Azhar and former Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Coordinator Fatia Maulidiyanti have spoken out

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – January 7, 2024

Jakarta – Civil society activists from a variety of backgrounds have called for the release of human rights defenders Fatia Maulidiyanti and Haris Azhar ahead of the reading out of a verdict in a defamation case against the pair on Monday Januar

News/Indonesia
Poros Jakarta – January 7, 2024

Mike Wangge, Jakarta – Scores of activists made a breakthrough by holding a solidarity action to support human rights defenders Haris Azhar and Fatia Maulidiyanti at the Hotel Indonesia (HI) traffic circle in Central Jakarta.

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – January 7, 2024

Reiner Brabar, Jayapura – Papuan students in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta have issued a statement containing five demands in response to the ongoing trial in the East Jakarta District Court that has ensnared human rights defenders Fatia Maulidiyanti and Haris Azhar.

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – January 5, 2024

Jakarta – As many as 20 individuals and a network of national and international civil society groups have sent an amicus curiae brief to the panel of judges at the East Jakarta District Court which is currently hearing a defamation case against human rights activists Fatia Maulidiyanti and

December 2023

News/Indonesia
Media Indonesia – December 15, 2023

University of Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM UI) Chairperson Melki Sedek Huang says he was shocked by the statement by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in which he said that freedom of expression can be pr

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – December 10, 2023

Jakarta – The Setara Institute for Peace and Democracy together with the International NGO Forum on Indonesia Development (INFID) has revealed that Indonesia's 2023 human rights (HAM) index has declined to 3.2 from an earlier score of 3.3.