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Fears law will allow House to silence critics

  • Nurul Fitri Ramadhani and Kharishar Kahfi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, February 13 2018 | 01:18 am

PREMIUM 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...