Philip Jacobson, an award-winning editor for the environmental science news outlet Mongabay, has been arrested in Indonesia. Photo: Mongabay

Indonesia’s arrest of US journalist Philip Jacobson sparks outcry over press freedom

  • The 30-year-old has reported on environmental and corruption issues in the Southeast Asian nation since 2011
  • Rights groups and media organisations have condemned the case amid concerns his arrest had more to do with his work than alleged visa violations
Topic |   Indonesia
Philip Jacobson, an award-winning editor for the environmental science news outlet Mongabay, has been arrested in Indonesia. Photo: Mongabay
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