Indonesia Throws Out Book Banning Law

Indonesia Throws Out Book Banning Law

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gavelIndonesia’s constitutional court this week struck down a 50-year-old law that allowed the government to ban whatever books it considered controversial.

In the past, leaders of Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country, have used the book-banning law to clamp down on any form of public dissent.

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