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Poisoning human rights with impunity

  • Usman Hamid

Jakarta | Fri, December 8 2017 | 01:01 am

PREMIUM About 40,000 feet above Romania on Sept. 7, 2004, Indonesia’s leading human rights lawyer, Munir Said Thalib, was found dead in his seat aboard a Garuda Indonesia flight heading for Amsterdam.

The iconic human rights fighter, better known as Munir, had felt ill since the plane took off from Changi Airport in Singapore. He had complained to a flight attendant of diarrhea and a nagging sto...