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Jokowi sends Nuril amnesty letter to House

  • Marguerite Afra Sapiie
    Marguerite Afra Sapiie

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Mon, July 15, 2019   /  08:22 pm
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Sentenced for violating the Electronic Information and Transactions Law (ITE), Baiq Nuril Makmun (center) meets with Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko to hand over a letter asking for amnesty from President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Monday. Jokowi later sent a letter recommending amnesty to the House of Representatives.(Antara/Sigid Kurniawan)

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has sent a letter recommending amnesty for Baiq Nuril Makmun, a West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) woman convicted for defaming her alleged sexual harasser, to the House of Representatives. Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly confirmed that the president had sent a State Secretariat official with the letter to the House on Monday afternoon. "We will await the consideration of the House," he told reporters on Monday. House secretary-general Indra Iskandar confirmed that he had received the letter and that it would be read at the House's plenary meeting on Tuesday. Upon hearing the news, Nuril, a 42-year-old mother of three, burst into tears, as shown in a video posted by Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFEnet) coordinator Damar Juniarto on Twitter. Hore!

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