Corruption & Abuse of Power

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December 2022

News/Indonesia – December 23, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – A number of political parties that failed to pass the electoral verification process to take part in the 2024 elections have joined together under the "Movement Against Political Genocide" to call for a halt to the current stage in the election process.

News/Indonesia – December 21, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – An alliance of non-government organisations calling themselves the Civil Society for Safeguarding Clean Elections reported 10 General Election Commission (KPU) officials at all levels to the Election Organisers Ethics Council (DKPP) on Wednesday December 21.

News/Indonesia – December 21, 2022

Aryo Putranto Saptohutomo, Jakarta – Transparency International Indonesia (TII) Secretary General Danang Widoyoko says that Indonesia's poor Corruption Perception Index (CPI) is not caused by frequent Corruption Eradication Commission's (KPK) sting operations (OTT).

CNN Indonesia – December 20, 2022

Jakarta – A regional General Elections Commission (KPUD) commissioner has revealed the threats made by KPU national Commissioner Idham Holik so that they would change the status of the Indonesian People's Wave Party (Gelora), the Nusantara Awakening Party (PKN) and the Garuda Party so they could take part in the 2024 elections.

News/Indonesia – December 19, 2022

Fika Nurul Ulya, Jakarta – A Kompas Research & Development (Litbang) survey has found that the majority or 90.9 percent of respondents disagree with former corruption convicts running as legislative candidates (caleg) in elections.

News/Indonesia – December 18, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for Monitoring Clean Elections has demanded that the General Election Commission (KPU) conduct an audit of its Political Party Information System (Sipol) following alleged cheating during the political party factual variation process by KPU officials.

November 2022

Liputan 6 – November 1, 2022

Ady Anugrahadi, Jakarta – Police have again summoned Lokataru Foundation Director Haris Azhar and Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Coordinator Fatia Maulidiyanti for questioning as suspects in a case of alleged defamation.

October 2022

News/Indonesia – October 22, 2022

Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) says that the statement by Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs (Menkopolhukam) Mahfud MD on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's desire to issue a Regulation in Lieu of Law (Perppu) in 2019 to annul revisions to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Law are just

Cartoons/Indonesia – October 7, 2022

From an oped piece in by Reza Lukiawan titled The Repeated Corruption by Regional Heads.

Just recently, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has declared another regional head a suspect in a corruption case, namely Papua Governor Lukas Enembe.

September 2022

News/Indonesia – September 9, 2022

Syakirun Niam, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) has suggested that the scores of corruption convicts who are now breathing fresh air after being released on parole this month should express their thanks to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and the House of Representatives (DPR).