A Dangerous Impasse
The plan to revive State Policy Guidelines continues to be considered. A way to kill democracy through democracy.
THE idea to revive the State Policy Guidelines (GBHN) is a betrayal of democracy. Proposed by the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) at its August congress in Bali, the return of the GBHN would be realized through an amendment to the 1945 Constitution. This change would return our nation to authoritarianism.
This initiative seems to be increasingly serious. The People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) speaker for the 2014-2019...