Saturday, June 13, 2009

Prita's Update

On Wednesday, 11 June 2009, 9.20 am, the District Court of Tangerang held the second trial of Prita Mulyasari who has been prosecuted for Defamation of the OMNI International Hospital, Tangerang.

At the trial, Prita, as the Defendant, read a defense statement and her lawyers from the O.K. Kaligis & Associates read their Exception Prita the Prisoner of Conscience, in response to the Statement of Prosecution made by the District Prosecutor last week (4 June 2009).
Afterwards the council of judges decided to suspend Prita's status of City Arrest. The trial was then adjourned until next Thursday, 11 June 2009, in which the Prosecutor shall give response to the Defendant's Exception.

With the supension of arrest, Prita is now free to travel and work outside the city of Tangerang.

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