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Urgently needed: The indigenous peoples bill

  • Wimar Witoelar

Jakarta | Fri, October 13 2017 | 12:35 am

PREMIUM Nowadays, the House of Representatives is the object of public disdain because of the members’ involvement in numerous corruption scandals and the blatant transactional politics that is becoming standard practice. Much of this disrespect is well deserved, especially in the light of expectations of the post-1998 euphoria of democracy and governance.

But if you look closer, there are parts ...