Indonesia cartoon editor charged

BBC NEWS — An Indonesian journalist faces trial over his decision to publish cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad.

Teguh Santosa, online editor of Rakyat Merdeka, is charged with inciting hatred towards a religious group.

IFJ supports AJI’s international appeal to release detained editor in Indonesia

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) gives is full support to the Alliansi Jurnalis Independen’s (AJI) international appeal demanding the release of Teguh Santosa, chief editor of Rakyat Merdeka Online, who was detained for publishing religiously offensive cartoons, on July 19 in Jakarta.

Indonesia detains online news editor over prophet drawings

New York, July 20, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the detention of Teguh Santosa, chief editor of Rakyat Merdeka Online, for posting cartoons that depicted the Prophet Mohammad.

Teguh Santosa Tak Langgar Kode Etik Jurnalistik

Ramdhan Muhaimin – detikcom

Jakarta – Aliansi Jurnalis Independen (AJI) Indonesia menyesalkan tindakan penahanan terhadap Pemimpin Redaksi (Pemred) situs Rakyat Merdeka Online, Teguh Santosa. Menurut AJI, Teguh tak melanggar kode etik jurnalistik.

Pemred Rakyat Merdeka Online Ditahan di LP Cipinang

Suwarjono – detikcom

Jakarta – Pemimpin Redaksi (Pemred) situs rakyatmerdeka.co.id ditahan di LP Cipinang sejak Rabu 19 Juli pukul 18.00 WIB. Penahanannya terkait kasus pemuatan karikatur nabi di situs itu beberapa waktu lalu.

Kesaksian Bekas Menteri Kabinet Dwikora

M ACHADI adalah satu dari sedikit saksi sejarah peristiwa G30S tahun 1965 yang masih hidup. Saat peristwa itu terjadi Achadi menjabat sebagai menteri koperasi dan transmigrasi Kabinet Dwikora, disamping sebagai rektor Universitas Bung Karno (UBK) yang dibubarkan setelah Soeharto berkuasa.

Menurut Achadi, Soeharto adalah tokoh yang paling bertanggung jawab atas peristiwa pembantaian jutaan orang yang terjadi pasca G30S, atau peristiwa yang oleh Bung Karno disebut sebagai Gerakan Satu Oktober (Gestok).

Anatomy of the Cartoon Protest Movement

Opposing Certainties Widen Gap Between West and Muslim World

By Anthony Shadid and Kevin Sullivan
Washington Post Foreign Service
Thursday, February 16, 2006; A01

BEIRUT, Feb. 15 — It was Oct. 13 when Teguh Santosa, a 30-year-old editor with wire-rim glasses, slicked-back black hair and a stubbly beard, decided to make a point in Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim country. His idea was a small gesture in a broader confrontation, illustrating the power of images in shaping sentiments. He scanned a dozen cartoons published in September by a Danish newspaper that lampooned the prophet Muhammad and chose to publish the one on his news Web site that has proven the most inflammatory: the prophet wearing a turban shaped like a bomb with a lit fuse.