Coins of justice

Kompas – December 19, 2009
Coins of justice

Kid: It turns out that a coin can carry more weight, right Dad?

Scales read: Justice/Law.

The conviction of housewife Prita Mulyasari under the draconian Electronic Information & Transaction Law sparked outrage and a massive public campaign to help her pay off a US$21,400 fine, which collected several times that amount mostly in coins donated by ordinary people across the country, including the poor and children who broke their piggy banks.