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Indonesia - Indonesian president fails to keep media freedom pledges in first year

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is very disappointed by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo's performance as regards freedom of information and media freedom during his first year in office. “Despite the democratic hopes raised by his election, Joko Widodo's presidency is far from meeting expectations with regard to access to information,” said Benjamin Ismaïl, the head of the Reporters Without Borders Asia-Pacific desk. “The authorities continue to suppress information and Jokowi's campaign pledge to open (...)

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