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Indonesia mulls limiting political groups

Parliament set to vote on controversial bill that could curb activities of political organisations.

Last Modified: 12 Apr 2013 06:19
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Indonesia's parliament is expected to vote on a controversial bill limiting the activities of political organisations.

Lawmakers say the bill is meant to control radical groups, but critics say it is a setback to the country's democracy.

Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.

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