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Indonesia’s press is dangerously free

  • Warief Djajanto Basorie

Jakarta | Tue, May 15 2012 | 08:43 am

PREMIUM “Travel warning: Indonesia dangerously beautiful” reads a tagline on a sticker on the front window of a little, off-the-beaten track travel agency in Depok.

The wording seems analogous to the state of the nation’s press freedom. Press warning: Indonesia dangerously free.

World Press Freedom Day on May 3 underscored the stark reality of the danger facing journalists, even in c...