Criminal Justice & Legal System

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October 2013

Kompas – October 21, 2013

Observers say that the arrest of Constitutional Court Chief Justice Akil Mochtar on corruption charges has severely shaken the public’s faith in the judicial system and ordinary people are starting to despair in the face of a litany of corruption and bribery cases involving every branch of power – legislative, judicial and executive.

Kompas – October 12, 2013

President Yudhoyono: Save the MK

Kid: That’s all very well but when will we be saved Dad?

Kompas – October 11, 2013

The only real surprise about Constitutional Court (MK) chief justice Akil Mochtar’s arrest on corruption charges is the political amnesia of those who have joined the chorus of condemnation against him: former MK chiefs who paved the way for graft in the court by curtailing the Judicial Commission’s oversight powers, lawmakers who extend Akil’s

Kompas – October 9, 2013

The arrest of Constitutional Court (Mahkamah Konstitusi) chief justice Akil Mochtar on corruption charges has been described as a ‘national disgrace’ and highlighted the fact that corruption had infiltrated all levels of the legislative, judicial and executive branches of government.

Kompas – October 5, 2013

Man: A comic farce! Meanwhile our legal system remains a tragedy!

September 2013

Kompas – September 25, 2013

Man: It seems that money is more agung (grand, exalted, high, noble). Chair reads Hakim Agung (Supreme Court justice), step reads selection.