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Bill poses threat to freedom

  • Margareth S. Aritonang

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, February 16 2013 | 11:56 am

PREMIUM The House of Representatives is set to pass the bill on mass organizations that will allow the state apparatus to halt the activities of organizations, ignoring protests from human rights activists who say the bill, if enacted, will deny the right to freedom of association.

Chairman of the House’s special committee deliberating the bill, Abdul Malik Haramain, said the committee had resol...