Tempo English Weekly

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Tuesday, November 01, 2016

It is disgraceful that the documents are missing

THE decision of the Central Information Commission (KIP) gave new hope to Suciwati, wife of the late Munir Said Thalib. This Commission asked the government to open to the public, documents pertaining to the killing of activist Munir. This decision should have encouraged the search for the person who orchestrated the killing of Munirhas, but it led, instead, to a polemic. The administrations of Joko Widodo and his predecessor, Susilo…

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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.