‘Rot at the Core’: Blasphemy Verdict in Indonesia Dismays Legal Experts | Law

‘Rot at the Core’: Blasphemy Verdict in Indonesia Dismays Legal Experts

Dr Melissa Crouch speaks to The New York Times (11 May 2017) regarding the sentencing of Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) and his plan to appeal the two-year sentence.

Dr Crouch said about the decision, “The judges didn’t think Ahok apologized enough.”

Read the article here.

Dr Crouch also wrote for the Asia & The Pacific Policy Society Policy Forum, 10 May 2017, saying that Ahok is now paying the price for "swimming against the judicial and religious tide."

Read her article here.