The freedom of information act has largely failed to make government institutions more transparent and accountable. By 2015, it is expected that nearly 115 million will have access to the internet the country has been hailed by civil society activists as being a “regional champion for freedom of expression” indonesia's capital, jakarta, is called the “ social media capital of the world” with more tweets coming from the city than any other capital in the world it is the. Constitutional protections access to information laws scope of bodies covered scope of covered information exceptions to access information of high public interest procedural issues regarding information requests information commission/ers and other oversight bodies and mechanisms international. Now indonesia finally has a law on freedom of speech however, other challenges to indonesians' rights to speak up have arisen restricting and conflicting regulations despite claims of democracy, indonesia's government attempts to limit public access to information to the point of creating regulations. Edition published by the then yogyakarta-based information ministry of the republic of indonesia in 1950 this revision is still provisional owing to the flexible constitution which includes a wider scope of philosophy, so and the moment of rejoicing has arrived in the struggle of the indonesian freedom movement to guide.
The internet has challenged the dominant role of traditional media, and has gradually been accepted as a reliable source of information among indonesians with more than 100 million internet users, indonesia could become the fourth largest online market by 2020, according to a 2016 study by google and temasek. Meanwhile, thailand slipped in freedom house's freedom of the press ranking from 'partly free' to 'not free' status7 among other asean member states, such as the philippines, indonesia and cambodia, attacks on and killings of journalists and human rights defenders – and the overwhelming lack of political will to. This global legal monitor article by constance johnson covering freedom of the press, internet, news media and reporting, telecommunications was published on november 2, 2016 for indonesia. Can open data improve people's access to information michael cañares, regional research manager at the open data lab jakarta looks at how citizens in banda aceh used indonesia's freedom of information act, and how open data worked to bolster citizen participation if you're heading to iodc, join.
Australian support for assisted voluntary returns from indonesia cam made this freedom of information request to department of foreign affairs and trade the request was refused by department of foreign affairs and trade. A freedom of information request filed by members of the german parliament revealed that german companies obtained licenses to sell surveillance technologies to indonesia in 2004, 2010, 2011 and 2012 imsi catchers in response to a freedom of information request by privacy international, swiss authorities revealed.
Previously blanked-out details from the joint defence and now-defunct customs and border protection service review of the breaches have been disclosed to aap after a two-year freedom of information battle the office of the information commissioner forced the immigration department to disclose more. By mohamad mova al'afghani the writer is a member of the indonesian foi network he has a phd in law from the university of dundee, uk this article originally appeared in the jakarta post the house of representatives has elected seven members to the national freedom of information (foi) commission who will.
Most of the documents posted today have been declassified as a result of freedom of information act (foia) requests filed by the archive, in addition to documents unearthed in the national archives (nara) and presidential libraries in the coming weeks the indonesia and east timor documentation. Freedom of information act (foia), federal act signed into law by us president lyndon b johnson on july 4, 1966, that granted american citizens the right to see the contents of files maintained about them by federal executive branch agencies, including the federal bureau of investigation, the state and defense.
The ifj and aji express concern for the impact criminal defamation charges have against freedom of expression and call on the indonesia as was the case for the two ky commissioners, is an attempt to restrict access to information, a right that is part of the 1945 republic of indonesia constitution. Rti in indonesia indonesia is a major country of focus for cld, and we are currently involved in a major project working with local stakeholders in indonesia to help them implement and promote the act on public information transparency, which came into force in may 2010 the project is designed to boost the right to. The indonesian government is going to the supreme court over an ngo's freedom of information request for detailed maps of land on which oil palm companies have been licensed to operate in kalimantan, the country's portion of borneo island civil society groups have tried for years to pry away the.