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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Clemency After a Secret Meeting

Antasari Azhar says he no longer holds a grudge for the hard times he endured during his seven years in prisont. But Antasari still insists that the police reinvestigate the six-year old case. "I just want the truth," said the former chairman of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).

Antasari visited the Jakarta Police special crimes division on February 1, 16 days after he was granted clemency by President Joko…

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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.