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'Nonsense' life sentence for separatist

  • Lilian Budianto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, April 5 2008 | 12:44 am

PREMIUM The life sentence given to a traditional dance coordinator for waving a separatist flag in front of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono last year sparked criticism Friday, with a rights activist calling it excessive. Asmara Nababan, a former secretary-general of the National Commission on Human Rights, said the panel of judges at the Ambon District Court failed to consider that the actions ...