Ugm Philosophy Kagama Condemns Doxing Of Students Who Reject The Job Creation Law

UGM Philosophy Kagama Condemns Doxing of Students who Reject the Job Creation Law

Illustration of Gadjah Mada University (UGM). Shutterstock

Illustration of Gadjah Mada University (UGM). Shutterstock

, Jakarta - The Board of the Alumni Family of Gadjah Mada University ( UGM ) The Commissariat of the Faculty of Philosophy has criticized allegations without evidence on various social media against UGM student, Azhar Jusardi Putra, who was considered the actor driving the rioting demonstrations in Yogyakarta on Thursday, October 8, 2020.

General Chairperson of Kagama Filsafat Achmad Charris Zubair said certain parties had committed character assassination and doxing against Azhar who had been stigmatized as anti-Pancasila. Also, there is distribution of content in the form of vulgar photos and videos by attaching Azhar's personal data.

"The accusation is part of the irresponsible efforts of individuals who endanger the political rights of citizens to have a free attitude and opinion without fear and distortion, which are the basic rights of citizens guaranteed by the constitution," Charris said in a press release on Wednesday. 21 October 2020.

Charris stated that various contents containing allegations against Azhar had been spread provocatively on the @sewordofficial_ Instagram account, @ NCI4NKRI and @demoanarki Twitter accounts. This caused unrest among residents of Yogyakarta and the area where Azhar came from.

He considered that the accusation also had the potential to threaten the life of Azhar personally and his family.

Charris explained that conveying the opportunity to reveal aspirations is protected by the constitution in force in Indonesia. Thus, this attitude must be given a place to be voiced and must not be hindered or given a negative stigma.

"These accusations of recklessness and stigmatization are part of character assassination that reflects the silencing patterns of aspirations and critical voices," he said.

As is well known, demonstrations against the Job Creation Law are rife in various regions. Not only workers, students and students also took to the streets to oppose the ratification of this regulation.


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