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Honorary degree for Saudi King draws fury

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, August 27 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM University of Indonesia (UI) has come under a storm of protests for awarding an honorary doctorate to King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, a leader whose commitment to human rights has been seriously questioned by labor activists.

The award came just two months after the beheading of Ruyati binti Satubi, an Indonesian maid who was convicted for murdering her employer — a crime she allegedly com...

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