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Death Row Paintings Call for Mercy

The exhibition, Another Day in Paradise, is part of the Sydney Festival and coincided with the 50th anniversary of Australia's final execution of criminals.

Its curators hope the collection, which includes more than 100 paintings by Sukumaran and pieces by six other Australian artists, will eventually come to Indonesia.

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Plundering Parliamentarians

I swear to God, swear to God," said Setya Novanto when he was asked if it was true there was Rp150 billion for the Golkar Party's coffers from money embezzled out of the e-KTP (electronic ID cards) in 2011. Without denying or confirming it, he held up his index and middle fingers to form a 'victory' sign.

Setya Novanto demonstrated this oath to Tempo editors when he visited this magazine's office on Wednesday last week, a day before the prosecution read the criminal charges filed in the massive corruption case surrounding the e-KTP project at the Jakarta Corruption Court.