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  • Business deal gone wrong
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    Business deal gone wrong

    Entrepreneur Maya Miranda Ambarsari was reported to the police for allegedly mistreating her business partner. The police never solved the case.

  • One Brand for Two
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    One Brand for Two

    The intellectual property directorate-general issued trademark certificates to two disputing parties. They claimed it as compromise to resolve the problem.

  • the Cost of Patent Certificates
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    the Cost of Patent Certificates

    Employees of the intellectual property directorate-general are suspected of manipulating the outcome of cases. The director-general knows his subordinates take money from applicants.

  • Up in the Air for RRI
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    Up in the Air for RRI

    Construction of the Indonesian International Islamic University on land formerly owned by RRI has a number of issues. Several of RRI assets have disappeared. Neither has it obtained a subsitute location. The land transfer occurred after the intervention of then Vice President, Muhammad Jusuf Kalla.

  • Privilege for Jokowi’s Legacy
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    Privilege for Jokowi’s Legacy

    The 2020 planned opening of the Indonesian International Islamic University is delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Ever since construction started last year, the Rp3.9 billion project has not yet been finished.

  • RRI Chief Executive Officer Mohammad Rohanudin: A Minister Scolded Us
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    RRI Chief Executive Officer Mohammad Rohanudin: A Minister Scolded Us

    Mohammad Rohanudin, CEO of Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI), had fought to keep a 142.5- hectares land that was going to be taken away to be used as the location for the Indonesian International Islamic University (UIII).

  • Muhammad Jusuf Kalla: There is no state loss
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    Muhammad Jusuf Kalla: There is no state loss

    Although he is no longer chairman of the steering committee of the Indonesian International Islamic University (UIII), Muhammad Jusuf Kalla, still watches over the project intensely.

  • Oil Palm Grabbing in Kobi Land
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    Oil Palm Grabbing in Kobi Land

    Speculators overtook thousands of hectares of customary land in Central Maluku Regency for over a decade now. They are in the center of a conflict between customary tribes and oil palm entreprises.

  • Parish Priest of St. Herkulanus, Yosep Sirilus Natet:  There has to be justice for the victims
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    Parish Priest of St. Herkulanus, Yosep Sirilus Natet: There has to be justice for the victims

    In early February, not long after taking the role of head priest at St. Herkulanus Parish in Depok, West Java, Yosep Sirilus Natet was faced with a case of sexual violence against altar boys. At first, there were two victims.

  • 20 Years of Evil
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    20 Years of Evil

    For 20 years, the altar boys of St. Herkulanus Parish in Depok were sexually abused. There have been efforts to cover up the crime.

  • Gifts from Nusaina
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    Gifts from Nusaina

    Sihar Sitorus’ company is suspected of giving out cash and cars as bribes to ease the process of land take-overs. Some of the lands are part of forests area.

  • Broken Pacts in Palm Land
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    Broken Pacts in Palm Land

    Local landowners in Central Maluku claimed that DPR member Sihar Sitorus had broken his agreement over the profit sharing of his palm plantation. They suspect Sihar of making changes to the contract unilaterally. Locals had hoped to get Rp2 million each month for every hectare of land they entrusted to Sihar, but in reality they only get Rp70,000.

  • The Unlucky 13th Hideout
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    The Unlucky 13th Hideout

    Former Supreme Court secretary Nurhadi Abdurrachman, who had been a fugitive since last February, was finally tracked down through his wife. He moved around to 13 locations and is suspected of having been guarded by police personnel.

  • Rotten Business Dealings
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    Rotten Business Dealings

    Police are investigating suspected corruption involving the sale of imported beef by Perusahaan Perdagangan Indonesia. A high-ranking intelligence official lobbied on behalf of a business owner in this scandal.

  • Forbidden Food on Ancestral Land
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    Forbidden Food on Ancestral Land

    A resident of Bengkalis, Riau, from the Sakai tribe, was sentenced to a year in prison and fined Rp200 million for cutting down some acacia trees on land claimed by a company. The judges are suspected to have misapplied the law.

  • Judges’ Age limitations
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    Judges’ Age limitations

    The DPR proposes to amend articles concerning the age limit and term of office of judges in the Constitutional Court Law. Such insubstantial proposal gives rise to the suspicion of an exchange of interests.

  • Something Amiss in Court
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    Something Amiss in Court

    A number of key witnesses in the case of acid attack against Corruption Eradication Commission investigator, Novel Baswedan, were not presented by the prosecutor to court. Their testimonies are different compared to what is described in the indictment.

  • Last Footprint in South Jakarta
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    Last Footprint in South Jakarta

    The KPK lost track of fugitives Nurhadi Abdurrachman and Harun Masiku. Six other suspects are on the run from the KPK, their whereabouts unknown.

  • Troublesome Quarter
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    Troublesome Quarter

    KPK’s Supervisory Council is evaluating the performance of Commissioner General Firli Bahuri and his colleagues. Most of the problems are in the enforcement division.

  • Graffiti Resistance
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    Graffiti Resistance

    The police suspect that Anarko is behind a number of crimes in Java cities. The group is without strong organizations and logistics.

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