Editorial

The impact of the forest fires is back and taking some casualties! In Palembang, there were three infants died of thick haze. They were Latifah Ramadhani, Muhammad Husin Sahputra, and Arika Fatinah Ramadhani. Some time ago, seven students in Pontianak fainted due to suffocation. The school was forced to dismiss…
The title above is not the jargon of a political campaign. This title represents Suarakebebasan editorial’s view that our economy is slowing down although not leaning towards a crisis, with various causes.
Let's for a moment forget that the issue of President Joko Widodo would like to apologize to the Indonesian Communist Party (Partai Komunis Indonesia, PKI) was initially an issue that was talked about by certain parties to further associate Joko Widodo with communism or people of the Indonesian Communist Party.…
Eviction of houses in Kampung Pulo is still getting public attention. The decision from Ahok, the Governor of Jakarta, was without any doubt and the eviction has been already carried out. The clash between the Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) and the local residents, which caused casualties, also added more…
The sad, embarrassing news came from Indonesia. It was recently reported that one of Gojek drivers, the online motorcycle-taxi (ojek), got harassed by a number of “traditional” ojek drivers. The reason was because Gojek driver took a passenger from the base area of the traditional ojek. The harassments, at least,…