Freedom of Speech & Expression

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September 2016

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Solidarity Net – September 14, 2016

Jakarta – On Wednesday September 14 the Social Movement for Democracy (GEMA Demokrasi) called on Facebook to take responsibility for revisions to the 2008 Electronic Information and Transactions (U

May 2016

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Kompas.com – May 9, 2016

Jakarta – Setara Institute for Democracy and Peace chairperson Hendardi believes that the recent spate of propaganda about the rise of the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI), which is being linked to

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Metro TV News – May 9, 2016

Nurul Hidayat, Mojokerto – Five members of a local band called Mesin Sampink in East Java have been arrested by the Mojokerto municipal police for playing the song Genjer-Genjer during a music perf

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Detik News – May 9, 2016

Mei Amelia, Jakarta – The Kebayoran Baru sectoral police have questioned a clothing trader in the Block M shopping district of South Jakarta for selling T-shirts with pictures of the hammer-and-sic

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Suara.com – May 5, 2016

Siswanto, Welly Hidayat – Islamic demonstrators have protested against the 3rd Asean Literary Festival (ALF) 2016 which is to be held today Thursday May 5 at the Ismail Marzuki Cultural Centre in C

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Tempo – May 5, 2016

Pito Agustin Rudiana, Shinta Maharani, Yogyakarta – Yogyakarta Sultan Hamengku Buwono X has defended the Yogyakarta metropolitan police for shutting down an event commemorating International Press

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Detik News – May 3, 2016

Sukma Indah Permana, Yogyakarta – A film showing of the documentary Buru Island My Homeland (Pulau Buru Tanah Tanah Air Beta) at the offices of the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI

April 2016

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Portal KBR – April 14, 2016

Ria Apriyani, Cianjur – Police have shut down a meeting by victims of the mass killings in 1965-66 that was to be held in Cipanas, Bogor, West Java on the grounds that members of the Pancasila Yout

March 2016

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Detik News – March 23, 2016

Tia Agnes, Jakarta – A monolog performance titled Tan Malaka: I am a Red Haired Deer should have been held by a theater group from the West Java provincial capital of Bandung at the Main T

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Pos Kota – March 16, 2016

Jakarta – Signs of the rise or reemergence of communism in Indonesia termed New Style Communism (Komunisme Gaya Baru, KGB) is apparent in a variety of different forms.