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New agency feared may be draconian

  • Dicky Christanto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, August 2 2010 | 09:42 am

PREMIUM Human rights activists and a lawmaker have voiced concerns over the new antiterrorism agency, saying the agency may hold too much power that could mimic the way the authoritarian New Order regime quashed citizens it found too critical of government.

Criticism has emerged over the unclear definition of terrorist activities and greater participation of the military in the antiterrorism moveme...