Bank worker Prita Mulyasari, 32, broke into tears and the court erupted with applause as the panel of judges dismissed Omni International Hospital's complaint, after a months-long trial that has outraged the nation.
"The email sent by the defendant doesn't contain any defamation. It constitutes criticism so the public will be protected from mistreatment by any hospital or doctor," the judges said in their ruling.
Mulyasari had written to about 20 of her friends about being misdiagnosed with dengue fever at the hospital, when in fact she had mumps. More...