From an article titled ICW says MK decision on remissions shows law enforcers have no sense of crisis.
Criminal Justice & Legal System
Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Indonesian Corruption Watch (ICW) researcher Kurnia Ramadhana says that the Constitutional Court's (MK) ruling which declared that all convicted prisoners have the same right to receive remissions, including corruptors, shows that law enforcement officials no longer have a sense of crisis over corruption in the country.
Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The National Alliance for Criminal Code Reform says it regrets a move by the Justice and Human Rights Ministry (Kemenkumham) to start socialising revisions to the Criminal Code (KUHP).
Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia has recorded a rise in the number of death sentences handed down by courts in Indonesia in 2020.
Jakarta – Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH Jakarta) Director Arif Maulana has confirmed the view that the state has played a role in perpetuating racism against Papuans.
Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Researcher Zaenur Rohman from the Gajah Mada University's (UGM) Anti-Corruption Study Centre says that the trend by the Supreme Court of cutting sentences at the judicial review level could eliminate the deterrent effect for corruption convicts.
Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia Media and Campaign Manager Nurina Savitri has highlighted Government Regulation Number 70/2020 which was recently signed by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.