ICLU 3/2017: Indonesia’s Legal Framework on Defamation Law

This edition of ICLU elaborates the legal framework on defamation law in Indonesia. The discussion will cover all provisions regarding both criminal defamation and civil defamation currently incorporated in various Indonesian laws.

It is noteworthy that the current situation on freedom of expression in Indonesia becomes more interesting for discussion. In particular, the discussion regarding the use of defamation articles in many cases related to the freedom of expression.

We are hoping that this edition of ICLU will help you as the readers to gain proper knowledge regarding defamation law in Indonesia

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