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Experts urge authorities to protect victims of recent leaked sex video

  • Budi Sutrisno

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Thu, November 12, 2020   /  08:23 pm
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With a suspected leaked celebrity sex tape spreading on the internet, legal experts have called on authorities to handle such cases carefully to protect the victims and properly identify the culpable parties.(Shutterstock/File)

With a suspected leaked celebrity sex tape spreading on the internet, legal experts have called on authorities to handle such cases carefully to protect the victims and properly identify the culpable parties. In previous such incidents the legal authorities have prosecuted the people shown in the leaked sex videos for indecency but some legal analysts have stressed that the people who are in the videos are actually the victims, not the perpetrators, especially if the videos were made as personal files. In a recent case, at least two lawyers have reported several social media account users to the Jakarta Police for allegedly spreading an uncensored 19-second video, purportedly of a popular Indonesian singer. One of the lawyers, Pitra Romadoni, urged the police to question the singer to determine whether she really was the person in the video. He said, however, as quoted by tribun...