Insulting Indonesia’s head of state could be punishable by a prison sentence of up to five years under a proposed revision to the country’s criminal code.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra speaks with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on a visit to Jakarta on Sept 12, 2011. Those insulting Indonesia's president could face jail terms of up to five years under a proposed revision to the country's criminal code. (AFP photo)
A member of the House of Representatives’ Legislative Committee revealed onTuesday details of a plan that would reverse a 2006 Constitutional Court ruling that decriminalised insulting the president or the vice president.
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