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Jakarta Post

Indonesian actress claims to be victim of domestic abuse in US, pleads for help

  • Gisela Swaragita
    Gisela Swaragita

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, September 17, 2019   /  04:36 pm
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The Indonesian Consulate General in Chicago, the United States, has offered assistance to Indonesian actress-singer Tiga Setia Gara after she pleaded for help on her Instagram account @tigawat. Tiga alleged on Instagram on Monday morning Indonesian time that she was hiding from her American husband, who she said had abused her during their one year of marriage. “In September 2019, the Consulate General in Chicago received a report of [alleged] domestic abuse against an Indonesian citizen identified as TSG at the hands of her American husband. It followed up on the report on the same day by contacting TSG,” the Foreign Ministry’s director for the protection of Indonesian citizens and legal entities abroad, Yudha Nugraha, said in a release made available to The Jakarta Post on Monday. Yudha said the Consulate General had given the woman advice...

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