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INDONESIA: Police and vigilante groups forcibly disperse movie screening on press freedom day

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Urgent Appeal Case : The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from the Independent Journalist Alliance (AJI) of Yogyakarta province, that the police along with vigilante groups forcibly dispersed the commemoration of the world press freedom day. By taking sides with vigilante and intolerant mobs, the police have failed to guarantee the freedom of press, and failed to uphold the rule of law in a professional and rightful manner. Read More...

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