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When INJUSTICE becomes LAW - RESISTANCE becomes DUTY 16,000 Join Web Fight for Jailed Mother Dessy Sagita Prita Mulyasari (Photo courtesy of Prita Mulyasari) 16,000 Join Web Fight for Jailed Mother More than 16,000 people have joined an online support group on Facebook for a mother currently in prison for a "defamatory" e-mail she sent out about the standard of care in an exclusive Tangerang hospital. The plight of 32-year-old Prita Mulyasari, who has two children, has also caught the attention of the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) and nongovermental organizations like the Indonesian Consumers Foundation (YLKI) and the Indonesian Legal Aid and Human Rights Association (PBHI). In a statement released on Monday, the PBHI demanded that the Tangerang District Court, which ruled against Prita in a civil case last month and ordered she be taken into custody pending a criminal hearing