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India

Kanupriya Kapoor

Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

15 Feb 2018

Indonesian court indicts cleric accused of masterminding attacks

JAKARTA An Indonesian court indicted radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman on Thursday over allegations he masterminded from his jail cell a series of attacks in the Muslim-majority nation, including a deadly 2016 gun and suicide bomb assault in Jakarta.

10 Feb 2018

Insight: Criminal code revamp plan sends chill through Indonesia's LGBT community

JAKARTA Zulfikar Fahd, an openly gay man, says he flew from Indonesia to Canada late last month and claimed asylum on grounds that he faced discrimination and persecution in his home country, which is poised to criminalise same-sex relations and consensual sex outside marriage. 

09 Feb 2018

INSIGHT-Criminal code revamp plan sends chill through Indonesia's LGBT community

JAKARTA Zulfikar Fahd, an openly gay man, says he flew from Indonesia to Canada late last month and claimed asylum on grounds that he faced discrimination and persecution in his home country, which is poised to criminalise same-sex relations and consensual sex outside marriage.

09 Feb 2018

Insight: Criminal code revamp plan sends chill through Indonesia's LGBT community

JAKARTA Zulfikar Fahd, an openly gay man, says he flew from Indonesia to Canada late last month and claimed asylum on grounds that he faced discrimination and persecution in his home country, which is poised to criminalise same-sex relations and consensual sex outside marriage. 

07 Feb 2018

U.N. rights chief slams Indonesia proposal to outlaw gay, extramarital sex

JAKARTA The United Nations human rights chief on Wednesday criticised proposals in Indonesia's parliament to criminalize gay sex and extramarital sex, saying such laws could hurt the country's beleaguered LGBT community and other minorities.

29 Jan 2018

Draft proposals in Indonesian parliament aim to ban extramarital sex

JAKARTA Indonesia's parliament is drafting proposed revisions to the national criminal code that could ban all consensual sex outside marriage, sparking alarm among activists who it would breach basic rights and could be misused to target the LGBT community.

29 Jan 2018

Draft proposals in Indonesian parliament aim to ban extramarital sex

JAKARTA Indonesia's parliament is drafting proposed revisions to the national criminal code that could ban all consensual sex outside marriage, sparking alarm among activists who it would breach basic rights and could be misused to target the LGBT community.

15 Jan 2018

Indonesia to swear in new parliament speaker after huge graft case

JAKARTA Indonesia's parliament will swear in Bambang Soesatyo as its new speaker on Monday, his party said, a critic of President Joko Widodo's government who was appointed after the previous speaker was indicted in a $170 million graft scandal.

12 Jan 2018

Protest by Indonesian Islamists accuses Facebook of discrimination

JAKARTA Several hundred Indonesian Islamists held a protest rally outside Facebook's headquarters in Jakarta on Friday, accusing the social media giant of discrimination for blocking some pages operated by hardline groups for allegedly spreading hate.

10 Jan 2018

Indonesian minister urged to stop destroying illegal fishing boats

JAKARTA Senior government and business officials on Wednesday urged Indonesia's fisheries minister to stop blowing up foreign boats caught fishing illegally, saying the policy could hurt diplomatic ties and the fisheries industry.

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