Indonesia: Five years imprisonment and fine for Facebook post: Alnoldy Bahari

Index Number: ASA 21/8348/2018

Alnoldy Bahari has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for Facebook posts deemed to be insulting of Islam and for allegedly spreading ‘hate speech’ under the country’s repressive Electronic Information and Transaction Law. Having only peacefully expressed his right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion, Alnoldy Bahari is a prisoner of conscience and must be immediately and unconditionally released.

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