Please Update your browser

Your browser is out of date, and may not be compatible with our website. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below.
Just click on the icons to get to the download page.

Jakarta Post
The Jakarta Post
Video Weather icon 30°C
DKI Jakarta, Indonesia
30°C Partly Cloudy

Dry and mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • weather-icon


    26℃ - 32℃

  • weather-icon


    25℃ - 32℃

  • weather-icon


    25℃ - 31℃

  • weather-icon


    26℃ - 30℃

The West hypocrisy

  • Riza Sihbudi

Jakarta | Mon, April 4 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM The current political tension in Bahrain and Libya has intensified, especially after similar crises that ousted Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in Tunisia and Hosni Mubarak in Egypt.

There are similarities between Libya and Bahrain, at least in the eyes of the Western mass media and political elites. There are also differences in how nations have responded to each political crisis.

Both re...