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Commentary: House of Representatives waging war against free speech

  • Ary Hermawan

Jakarta | Wed, February 14 2018 | 12:13 am

PREMIUM Is it just me, or are lawmakers currently at war with democracy?

Public debate over the controversial provisions in the draft penal code, which has been widely criticized for being anticriticism, is not over yet. Now, out of the blue, lawmakers have just passed a law granting the House of Representatives (DPR) ethics body the power to press charges against those critical of the legislative ...

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