Indonesia: Draft criminal code contains 19 articles that could criminalize journalism

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Indonesia’s new draft criminal code restrains political dissent

Despite protests, Indonesia’s Parliament has received a new draft of the Criminal Code that threatens to further chill political dissent and civic participation.

Indonesia: Ministerial Regulation 5 threatens to restrict press and internet freedom

The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) warns that the Ministerial Regulation 5 contains provisions that “can be misused by the government to internally control the media.”

Indonesian journalists face a wave of harassment and intimidation

The Committee to Protect Journalists has cited several incidents of harassment and intimidation targeting local journalists in Indonesia.