2:44 am January 28, 2015 | No Comment
Analysts and politicians have called for President Joko Widodo to break away from his political patron, Megawati Soekarnoputri, after a politician in the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle that she chairs called for Joko’s impeachment.
3:46 pm January 27, 2015 | No Comment
A lawyer for corruption suspect Budi Gunawan claims to have access to “stacks” of evidence indicating wrongdoing by graft busters, courtesy of another client — one who is currently standing trial for extortion after impersonating an antigraft official.
3:11 pm January 27, 2015 | No Comment
Corruption suspect and would-be Indonesian police chief Budi Gunawan withdrew his legal challenge to the case against him a day before detectives arrested an antigraft deputy, a court has revealed.
9:00 am January 27, 2015 | No Comment
Activists were quick to lament President Joko Widodo’s stance, and some predicted that attacks on the KPK would not only continue, but grow more aggressive.
5:02 pm January 26, 2015 | No Comment
An antigraft deputy held by police for several hours on Friday in a perjury case dating back to 2010 has submitted his request to be temporarily relieved of duty pending the investigation.
4:13 pm January 26, 2015 | No Comment
Activists have filed a complaint with the police against the chief security minister, Tedjo Edhy Purdijatno, over remarks he made over the weekend belittling supporters of the national antigraft commission.
3:46 pm January 26, 2015 | No Comment
A third antigraft deputy faces a possible criminal investigation, in an apparent reprisal over the naming of the National Police’s would-be chief as a corruption suspect earlier this month.
3:07 pm January 26, 2015 | No Comment
A group of prominent civil society groups submitted on Monday a report to the National Commission for Human Rights, or Komnas HAM, alleging possible rights violations in the police’s arrest on Friday of antigraft deputy Bambang Widjojanto.
2:47 pm January 26, 2015 | No Comment
A request by Indonesia’s antigraft commission for immunity from criminal prosecution for its leaders has prompted an outcry from critics who warn it would escalate tensions with the police.
2:00 pm January 26, 2015 | No Comment
Antigraft investigators on Monday resumed their probe into a police general suspected of massive bribery, after a tumultuous weekend of apparent reprisals by the police force.
12:25 am January 26, 2015 | No Comment
Protests are mounting against what some observers increasingly believe now to be systematic efforts to incapacitate the Corruption Eradication Commission — Indonesia’s last bastion of hope against systemic corruption — which seems to have been cast adrift now with only the public as its faithful ally.
5:13 pm January 25, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia’s antigraft commission has called on President Joko Widodo to issue an emergency measure granting immunity from prosecution for its leaders, following two criminal complaints filed in quick succession against two of its deputy chairmen.
4:16 pm January 25, 2015 | No Comment
Activists have lashed out at chief security minister Tedjo Edhy Purdijatno after he accused the national antigraft commission of inciting the public into taking its side in a contentious spat with the police force.
11:49 am January 25, 2015 | No Comment
A second antigraft deputy facing a criminal probe under suspicious circumstances has denied the allegations against him, calling them an attempt to undermine Indonesia's vaunted anti-corruption agency.
3:25 pm January 24, 2015 | No Comment
Corruption Eradication Commission chief Abraham Samad said on Saturday he would not accept deputy chief Bambang Widjojanto's resignation following his arrest yesterday on charges related to alleged perjury.
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