Journalist's cellphones were thrown while covering a discussion that was dispersed by an unknown mob.
On Wednesday July 26 2023, journalist for CNN Indonesia TV, arrived at the coverage location at pulau dua restaurant, Senayan, Jakarta.
When they arrived there, there was a commotion between the discussion organizers and the crowd who wanted to stop the event. Journalists then approached and took pictures of the chaos. Some disputants see journalists' activities. They then shouted while pointing at the journalists, "Don't record, don't record!" The journalist's cell phone was taken by force and thrown towards the crowd in the room.
Journalist officially reported the violence to the police on Friday, July 28 2023.