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RI needs law on hate speech: Activists

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, June 5 2012 | 09:00 am

Even though the Constitution guarantees freedom of expression, the nation needs tougher regulations to deal with religious hate speech that might lead to violence, rights activists say.

The executive director of the Indonesian Legal Resource Center, Uli Parulian Sihombing, said on Monday that hate speech was responsible for sparking religious conflict in the country.

“We need a reg...

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