Unfair Verdicts for Kanjuruhan Victims
Monday, 27 March 2023
The acquittals of suspects show a lack of respect for the people who died in the Kanjuruhan tragedy. This is a result of the government’s lack of seriousness.
THE lenient sentences and acquittals of all the suspects from the Kanjuruhan tragedy bring to an end the theatrical legal proceedings that were so painful for the families of the victims. The fall of the judge’s hammer was the final act in the plan to bury this tragedy that killed 135 people and injured more than 600 more.
It all started when judges at the Surabaya District Court handed down a light sentence to Hasdarmawan, who ordered the...
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