How Yogyakarta preserves discrimination
PhD candidate at School of Law, Utrecht University
In a recent verdict, the Yogyakarta District Court upheld a long-standing regulation that prohibits Chinese-Indonesians from owning land in the sultanate city.
This verdict defies the spirit of the 1998 reforms, which strongly promote equality for all citizens no matter their ethnicity, religion or socio-economic status.
Regardless of the privilege afforded by L...
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