Randis Lokbere
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Date of Birth24/01/2000
Date of Arrest21/11/2019
Case DetailsViolation of the ITE law
Sentence1 year 3 months in jail
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Randis Lokbere (19) was arrested on 21 November 2019 over a Facebook post dated 21 September 2019 about information that a teacher called a student ‘monkey’ which later turned into a protest on 23 September. Prosecutors sought one year imprisonment and a fine of IDR 200,000,000 or six additional months’ imprisonment. The District Court in Biak found him guilty of violating Article 45A paragraph (2) on hate speech of Law Number 19 Year 2016 regarding Information and Electronic Transaction. He was sentenced to ten months’ imprisonment and a fine of IDR 200,000,000 or an additional five months’ imprisonment on 10 July 2020.