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…
HASTO Kristiyanto stopped for a moment as he was about to take a sip from his mineral water in Tempo’s editorial meeting room last Friday. The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) secretary-general apologized for his petai, or stinky bean, breath. "Last night I was served stinky-bean fried rice by the President.