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Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Impunity endangers our right to know

Frank La Rue

*)UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information

OVER the past decade, more than 800 journalists have been killed in the line of duty, and only eight percent of these cases have been resolved. These are the official figures of the director-general of UNESCO, an organization of 195 Member States.

The 92 percent unresolved cases tells the public that free expression is not…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Religion in the Runoff

Rebranding Basuki

The BasukiDjarot campaign team is working on Muslim voters who casted their ballots for Agus Harimurti in East and South Jakarta. Religious pilgrimages are being offered to attract them.

Speaking to about 200 residents of Cipinang, Tubagus Ace Hasan Syadzily joked about voter fears of giving their voice for Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok), the incumbent Jakarta governor who happens to be a Christian.