Hoaxes and hate speech stir trouble

October 29, 2017 5:00 AM

JAKARTA • Indonesia witnessed the downside of the spread of fake news when clashes broke out in the capital city in the middle of last month, as a mob of 2,000 people tried to storm an event at the office of the Indonesian Legal Aid Institute, following rumours that the event was related to the disbanded Indonesian Communist Party.

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