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Friday, April 17, 2009

Indonesian Supreme Court Rules For Time Magazine in Suharto Defamation Appeal

Time Magazine has won a reversal of the defamation verdict against it in the Suharto case. The Indonesian Supreme Court reversed its own 2007 ruling, finding that statements in Time's 1999 article did not deviate from the Indonesian press code. However, some commentators on the ruling say that the judgment may not mean a liberalization of judicial attitudes toward the press. Read more here in an article in the Financial Times. Here's more from the Guardian.

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