Kid: 2009 has been full of reality shows, corruption, bribery, debtors fleeing the country, evictions, communities clashing with police, student brawls, the gecko vs crocodile scandal, the Bank Century inquiry, it’s been exhausting Dad!
Drunken Republic Cartoons 2009
The House of Representatives – consistently rated as one of the most corrupt institutions in the country – is seeking to strip the Corruption Eradication Commission of its wiretapping powers, which anti-corruption activists say is an essential tool in its fight against corrupt
Kid: It turns out that a coin can carry more weight, right Dad?
Scales read: Justice/Law.
Man: You’ll be exonerating those who are right and blaming those who are wrong, right Mr?
Protester: Hey Mr, corruption’s taking a holiday today... come on, you wanna join the demos?
...Political negotiations? Will it be a win-win solution or just be put on ice like other inquiries?
Man: Someone’s defiantly playing with fire.
Kid: So in the end there were no winners or losers right Dad! So was it for the sake of justice? For stability? For what? For who? Was it for the people? For...?
Man: It was for, for, for the sake of... Kid: ...nothing at all!!
While the rich and powerful trample over the legal system with impunity, the poor and those seeking redress for injustice, domestic violence and human rights abuses face a maze of corruption, legal discrimination and bureaucratic hurdles.
Man: If you want to get it clean, you’ve got to change the water Mr.
Bucket reads: Law & Judiciary
Man: Don’t take too long about it Mr...
Man: Of course a crocodile would win a fight against a gecko.
Kid: Right Dad. Especially if it’s helped by a komodo dragon, a dinosaur, and... Godzilla!
Student: In times such as this Sir, do you really think we still have any champions? Now our corruptors, they have lots!
Man: Wow. There’s another KPK (Corruption Eradication Commission): The Corruptor Defenders Conspiracy!
The November 3 live broadcast of a voice recording by the Constitutional Court in which business tycoon Anggodo Widjojo (pictured top right) is heard plotting with officials from the police and the Attorney General’s Office to frame two Corruption Eradication Commission deputi
Man: Hey Mr Minister... with the wage increases and generous facilities can you still see us clearly from behind the smoked glass windows?
One pot, the pot of Indonesia – A play on the October 28, 1928 Youth Pledge: One state, one nation and one language – Indonesia.
Carpet reads: Corruption, poverty, judicial mafia, bribery, education, healthcare, unemployment, migrant workers, natural disasters, Lapindo, human rights, Bank Century.
Boxes read ‘Bureaucratic reform’, ‘Law enforcement and human Rights, ‘Corruption’.
Women: Quiet. He’s waiting for a call on the results of his prosperity test as minister for humor and jokes in the republic of dreams!