Politea is a peer-reviewed national journal, available in print and online and published twice a year. This statement clarifies the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer and the publisher (State Islamic University [UIN] Mataram, Indonesia). This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors. This journal follows guidelines based on LIPI Regulation Num. 5 2014 concerning the Scientific Publication Ethics Code, sourced from the COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) in dealing with all aspects of publication ethics, and in particular how to handle cases of research and publication errors. This statement explains the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the Author, Chair of the Editorial Board, Editorial Board, Bestari Partners and publishers.