Detained journalists ask for deportation

Team was filming piracy doc for National Geographic.

Detained British journalists ask for deportation

Two British journalists detained by Indonesian authorities for making a documentary about piracy in the Malacca Strait without proper papers have asked to be deported soon, their lawyer has said.

Noted lawyer Todung Mulya Lubis asked that legal proceedings against the two reporters, Neil Bonner, 31, and Becky Prosser, 30, be sped up and conclude in a deportation decision.

“They have been detained by the Immigration Office for too long. Three months,” Todung told The Jakarta Post on Friday.

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