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My life on the black list: Indonesia\’s tight grip on visas continues

Rejected. That’s how they returned it. \”Application rejected\” was stamped on a visa application to speak at a seminar in Jakarta. With this, I will now reach an arbitrary but quite substantial decade on Indonesia’s \”black\” list. It has been widely assumed that Indonesia’s practice of black-listing people disappeared when president Suharto was pushed from […] … learn more→