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The wRap Indonesia: Dec. 5, 2014

Dec 05, 2014 - 11:38 AM

Online freedom declines in Indonesia 3 foreign vessels set to be sunk in Riau an order to install GPS devices on all Jakarta cabs and more

IN COURT. Former Indonesian Vice President Boediono (C), who also was former governor of Bank Indonesia, testifies during the trial of former Bank Indonesia deputy governor Budi Mulia at the Jakarta Anti-Corruption Court in May 2014. File photo by EPA

How to 'fix' online defamation law? Minister outlines options

Nov 27, 2014 - 7:22 PM

The problem says Communications Minister Rudiantara is the lack of socialization or understanding of the law that has seen people jailed for comments made on social media

SOCIAL MEDIA ISSUES. Indonesian social media users have found themselves jailed for posting offensive comments. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP