Indonesia's Parliament Passes Controversial New Criminal Code

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Yasonna Laoly, Indonesian Minister of Law and Human Rights, receives the new criminal code report from Bambang Wuryanto, head of the parliamentary commission overseeing the revision, during a parliamentary plenary meeting in Jakarta, December 6, 2022. Indonesia's parliament on Tuesday ratified a criminal code that includes laws to ban sex outside marriage and insulting the president, part of a sweeping legal overhaul that critics say undermines civil liberties in the world's third-largest democracy. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

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Bambang Wuryanto, head of the parliamentary commission overseeing the revision, delivers a report on the new criminal code, during a parliamentary plenary meeting in Jakarta, December 6, 2022. The new criminal code was passed by a parliamentary plenary meeting, during which legislators hailed the success of passing a bill that has been decades in the making. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

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Bambang Wuryanto, head of the parliamentary commission overseeing the revision, delivers a report on the new criminal code, during a parliamentary plenary meeting in Jakarta, December 6, 2022. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

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Bambang Wuryanto, head of the parliamentary commission overseeing the revision of Indonesia's criminal code, speaks during a parliamentary plenary meeting in Jakarta, December 6, 2022. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

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Bambang Wuryanto, head of the parliamentary commission overseeing the revision, passes the report of the new criminal code to Sufmi Dasco Ahmad, Deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, during a parliamentary plenary meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, December 6, 2022. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

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