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Edition: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The Generals’ Songs of Confusion

A seminar about revising the historical events of 1965 was dispersed due to a request from retired military personnel to a high-ranking police officer. Enraged by false information, a crowd…

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Opinion

The Communism Ghost

Wrong Side of The Fence

Attorney General Prasetyo’s moves to attack the KPK showed he is no longer fit for the job. The President should replace him.

Economy

End Times for Abundant Liquidity

Two Companies in One Mine

The existence of another company complicates the negotiation of Freeport’s contract extension. It may interfere with the divestment process.

Law

Anger and Criticism

Attorney General Muhammad Prasetyo is very critical towards the Corruption Eradication Commission’s (KPK) performance. He is taking offence at the arrests of several state prosecutors.

Outreach

Waging a holy war against Corruption

According to the corruption perception index released by Transparency International this year, Indonesia is ranked 90 out of 176 countries, or two positions lower than in the previous year. To…

Teaching Integrity

A non-profit organization in West Kalimantan has founded an anticorruption school for Pontianak youths. The group also performs their campaign in schools.

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Slang

Horizons

Sumanto Al Qurtuby: The Moderate Scholar

Sumanto Al Qurtuby is a professor of anthropology at the King Fahd University in Saudi Arabia. The Islamic studies scholar has a penchant for criticizing Indonesia’s hardline movement on social…

Sidelines

Anxious

At anxious moments, people who believe in the truth of a single idea, people with faith in a single teaching, want purity. They stand on the busy roadside and see…

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