Grants from the Jakarta administration to mass organizations continued to burgeon. Anies Baswedan’s supporters allegedly received special treatment.
ENTICED by the prospect of receiving Rp1 billion, Nina Haryati, a member of the National Anti-Drug, Street Brawl and Anarchic Actions Movement (Gepenta), rushed to Gerbera Hotel in Megamendung, Bogor, West Java, on June 17. The Jakarta government was going to distribute grants to several mass organizations that passed the selection process.
Nina and around 90 others from various organizations left on two buses sponsored by the Jakarta chapter of...