Asia-Pacific

Apr 23, 2014

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

Crikey's international affairs commentator has been banned from travelling to Indonesia -- again. The government is still nervous about the work of academics and reporters.

Professor Damien Kingsbury

Crikey international affairs commentator

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.

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  1. paddy

    Regard it as a badge of honour Damien.

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