Indonesia / 2010

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Playboy Indonesia editor speaks out from jail

November 2, 2010 1:55 PM ET

Although I refuse to say that I am guilty for violating criminal law for publishing Indonesia Playboy magazine, it never crossed my mind to run away or to try to avoid the two-year prison sentence handed down to me by the Supreme Court. I am a good citizen who...

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Arnada's Supreme Court appeal continues in Indonesia

October 28, 2010 12:32 PM ET

Here's a quick update on the Indonesian Supreme Court's ongoing hearing to review its decision to sentence Playboy Indonesia editor Erwin Arnada to two years in jail for "public indecency." It's a case I've been following closely, because the outcome is an indicator of which direction Indonesia will be...

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Playboy editor's case is a test for Indonesia

October 26, 2010 6:12 PM ET

On Wednesday, Erwin Arnada, editor of the now-defunct Indonesian edition of Playboy, will be released from Jakarta's high-security Cipinang prison for a few short hours to stand beside his legal team in Indonesia's Supreme Court....

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Indonesian Playboy editor held in high-security prison

October 15, 2010 2:46 PM ET

Erwin Arnada turned himself in to authorities at Cipinang prison in East Jakarta on October 9 to start serving a two-year sentence for public indecency. His conviction stemmed from pictures he published in a 2006 issue of the now-defunct Indonesian edition of Playboy magazine. On September 30, CPJ called...

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