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New law minister told to be thorough in banning remissions

  • Bagus BT Saragih

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, October 21 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM 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.

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