A man who reported illegal mining was jailed and fined hundreds of millions. A blow for the anti-corruption movement.
The terrible fate of Jono (like many Indonesians, he only uses one name) should never have happened. He had the courage to report illegal mining practices in his region. But now he has been jailed and fined hundreds of millions of rupiah because of his report. The former head of the East Kalimantan Mining and Energy Service should have been entitled to legal protection.
The law enforcement authorities have ignored the legal principle of protecti...