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Commentary: Stop terror in Court or risk falling under rule of thugs

  • Pandaya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, February 18 2011 | 11:12 am

PREMIUM Unruly crowds intimidating judges in and outside our courts is becoming an appalling upward trend in the Indonesian judicial system, largely because there has been no clear legal basis to punish the perpetrators.In the latest well-documented incident, a group of fanatics unhappy with the five-year jail term given to a man accused of blasphemy hurled insults at the panel of judges at Temanggung Dis...

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