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Politics hinders graft fight

  • Kharishar Kahfi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, October 21, 2017 | 06:17 am
Politics hinders graft fight Against corruption: Anticorruption Civil Society Coalition members call for the arrest of House of Representatives Speaker Setya Novanto during a rally in front of the Corruption Eradication Commission headquarters in Jakarta on Sept.14. (Antara/Wahyu Putro A.)

PREMIUM Yesterday, three years ago, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Jusuf Kalla were inaugurated as President and Vice President amid mounting hopes that Jokowi’s clean background could significantly boost the country’s fight against corruption, a chronic disease that has plagued the people’s right to improved welfare. A commitment to eradicate corruption was a key campaign eleme...