LAW

Prisons Suffering Acute Overcapacity

 The escape of 200 prisoners from Sialang Bungkuk Jail in Pekanbaru, Riau, has underscored a concerning fact, jails are in overcapacity and this problem needs to be dealt with quickly. Moments before the massive escape, the prisoners were involved in a small riot. They eventually broke through one of the doors and escaped the facility.

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Sharing Moment for Jokowi-KPK

The meeting between four leaders of the anti-graft commission (KPK) and President Joko Widodo at Merdeka Palace, Friday (5/5) became a moment for both parties to share the problems they’re facing.

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Ex-Prosecutor Chuck Loses Last Fight

The Judge considered that the defendant has the authority to issue a dispute resolution. Based on the consideration, the issuance of the decision letter on the discharge is not violating the law.

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Remission for Drug Addict Prisoners Triggers Polemic

The government’s plan to revise the Governmental Regulation No.99/2012 on Second Amendment of Governmental Regulation No.32/1999 on requirements and procedures of prisoner rights, where one of the points in the revision facilitates remission for drug addicts, has triggered a polemic.

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Novanto´s Relative in e-KTP Corruption

Prosecutor Irene questioned Irvanto about the capital of Murakabi that made him confident to join the bid of e-KTP project worth Rp5.9 trillion. Irvanto tried to make excuses, but he finally mentioned an amount of money worth Rp600 billion.

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National Police Under Scrutiny for Unprofessionalism

The public is criticizing the police’s arbitrary actions in upholding the law, leading to a long list of unprofessional actions committed by the police, from the baseless arrest of a side street food seller for exploitation of a child to the arrest of an owner of a laundry service shop for ruining a consumer’s suit.

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House Too Slow in Making General Elections Law

Speaking about the issue, a member of Indonesian Independent General Elections Supervisory Committee (KIPP), Adrian Habibi, considers that the House members should focus their attention on the revision of General Elections Law.

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