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Activists warn on Indonesian freedoms

By Samantha Brown  /  AFP , JAKARTA

Julia Fromholz from Human Rights First, a New York-based organization, said the decision stood in stark contrast to the failure to bring rights cases from Suharto's era to trial.

"The courts have long failed to hold past and current officials accountable for their actions, but this decision even further highlights the persistence of impunity in Indonesia," she said.

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