New law minister told to be thorough in banning remissions
Bagus BT Saragih
The Jakarta Post
Newly appointed Law and Human Rights Minister Amir Syamsuddin gained praise in his first days in office following his pledge to impose a moratorium on granting remissions to corruption and terrorism convicts.
Amir, a member of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s Democratic Party, said outlawing prison sentence cuts for graft and terrorism convicts was one of his priorities.