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(From The Jakarta Post)
Justice in the country will be bolstered with a witness protection law, as the nation seeks retribution on human rights abuses, in which the powerful military and police have been implicated.
Rights activists hailed the House of Representatives-sponsored draft law as further easing the way for human rights trials to nail down abusers.
"There have been numerous cases where witnesses failed to come to the court to testify because of fear," said Hendardi of the Indonesian Legal Aid and Human Rights Association (PBHI).
If passed, the law will replace the government regulation on witness and victim protection compensation …