Anger at new House powers
Nurul Fitri Ramadhani
The Jakarta Post
The recent amendment to the 2014 Legislative Bodies ( MD3 ) Law, which criminalizes any person or institution deemed to have been disrespectful to the House of Representatives, has been met with a chorus of condemnation from activists and legal experts who believe the provision will be used to silence critics.
The amended law was passed on Monday after months of deliberation. It includes a...