Fears law will allow House to silence critics
Nurul Fitri Ramadhani and Kharishar Kahfi
The Jakarta Post
Lawmakers have passed a contentious amendment that critics fear will stifle democratic debate in the country.
Through an amendment to the 2014 Legislative Institutions Law, also known as the MD3 Law, passed during a House of Representatives plenary session on Monday, the House agreed to the creation of an additional authority activists believe will enable lawmakers to silence their critics...