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Fighting the 'ghost' within

  • Hendi Yogi Prabowo
    Hendi Yogi Prabowo

    Director of the Center for Forensic Accounting Studies at the Islamic University of Indonesia

Yogyakarta | Thu, September 14, 2017 | 10:16 am
Fighting the 'ghost' within Disgraced: Tegal mayor Siti Masitha Soeparno (left) responds journalists' queries after she attended a questioning at the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) headquarters in Jakarta on Aug.30. (Antara/Hafidz Mubarak)

PREMIUM The arrest of Tegal Mayor Siti Masitha in a sting operation by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is yet another grim reminder of the fact that freedom from the “colonization” of corruption remains an unrealized vision for many Indonesians. Siti was arrested for allegedly accepting bribes in relation to infrastructure projects and licensing in the Central Java city. She was...

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