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Commentary: New penal code: How are we worse than the Dutch?

  • Endy M. Bayuni

Jakarta | Tue, February 13 2018 | 12:20 am

PREMIUM Sukarno, Mohamad Hatta and all the national heroes who fought for our freedom will turn in their graves the day the House of Representatives endorses the new penal code, the first truly created by Indonesians since the nation gained independence from Dutch colonial rulers in 1945.

Deliberation on the penal code is in its final stage, and the House may endorse the draft as soon as this week ...

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