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Request for review of porn law soon to be filed

  • Andra Wisnu

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, December 23 2008   /  10:59 am

The Bali People's Component (KRB) organization has finished its draft judicial review of the recently signed anti-pornography law, the first legal challenge to the controversial measure. "We have decided to submit this legal motion on Jan. 7 asking the Constitutional Court to conduct a judicial review of the law," said KRB Coordinator I Gusti Ngurah Harta at a meeting of KRB executives and legal counsels in Denpasar on Monday. He said the move was part of the KRB's ongoing commitment to fight the law, which many Balinese regard as a threat to their cultural legacy and the integrity of the nation. Also attending the meeting were former Constitutional Court judge I Dewa Gde Palguna, local music identity Rudolf Dethu, popular columnist Aridus and KRB's field coordinator I Wayan Semara Cipta. This highly-anticipated draft is the first legal challenge t...