OPINIONS

Chemical Castration Punishment Complexity

The increasing sexual abuse cases against children has made the government find a way to make the perpetrators regret.  According to the national survey result, 6.36% boys and 6.28% girls with the age of 18-24, and 8.3% boys and 4.11% girls with the age of 13-17 are victims of sexual abuse.

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Indonesia Without HMI

Indonesia without the Islamic Students Association (HMI) is the same as Indonesia without the National Army (TNI). Both of the state institutions support Indonesia to stand strong as both of them have an important role for Indonesia. HMI has fought against the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) that threatened the nation back then, and HMI has been established since the New Order.

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Progressive and Zone-Based Parking, Effective?

Different from the current regulation that made parking costs equal, no matter the place and the duration of the parked cars. Progressive and zone-based parking system will determine the parking costs according to the place and the duration (per hour) of the parked cars.

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´Shelving´ Criminal Cases for Public Interest

The criminal case involving two former Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Chairman, Abraham Samad and Bambang Widjojanto, has been closed, not with the hammer of a judge, but with an instruction from Attorney General HM Prasetyo, who decided to ‘shelve’ the case through a deponering policy.

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Prophetic Press, is it Possible or Just Daydream?

Journalism writing has become increasingly less important lately with happenings that are irrelevant are being written as important, events that are not worth the attention become the main show and puny events are bloated, as if they are must-reads. Events worth reporting are missed.

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Punish Human Organ Syndicates

In late January, shocking news broke in the country. It was reported that some villagers in Majalaya District are living with only one kidney as they sold the other to a syndicate over economic pressure. The case was revealed by the Police.

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Ambiguous Terms Result in Ambiguous Executions

Within regional governments, there are the terms Direct Spending and Indirect Spending Direct Spending reflects the government’s commitment to improving the welfare of the local public, so it became quite a controversy when a local government only allocated 50 percent for Direct Spending.

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Sexual Abuse Against Children

In Indonesia, sexual abuse against children has become worse and threatens children. The number of sexual abuse against children increases every year and child predators have been infiltrated the environments that were safe from threats, houses, schools, and children social environment.

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