Dangerous Policies from the Past
Monday, 12 February 2018
Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo has dragged the image of President Joko Widodo’s government back to the past. His most recent decisions- appointing serving police generals as acting governors and regulating research permits- although subsequently revoked, are a return to the militarism of the New Order regime.
Tjahjo’s proposal to appoint two serving police generals as acting governors of North Sumatra and West Java broke several rules....
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