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Antigraft activists claim phones hacked during rally against KPK Law revision

  • Arya Dipa and Ardila Syakriah

    The Jakarta Post

Bandung/Jakarta   /   Thu, September 19 2019   /  01:00 am
Dark day: Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) employees and antigraft activists stage a rally in the lobby of the commission’s headquarters in South Jakarta on Thursday. They carried wreaths and posters saying “the KPK is already dead”. The protest came after the House of Representatives passed an amendment that limits the KPK’s authority to investigate graft.(JP/Anggie Angela)(KPK) employees and antigraft activists stage a rally in the lobby of the commission’s headquarters in South Jakarta on Thursday. They carried wreaths and posters saying “the KPK is already dead”. The protest came after the House of Representatives passed an amendment that limits the KPK’s authority to investigate graft.(JP/Anggie Angela)

Dark day: Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) employees and antigraft activists stage a rally in the lobby of the commission’s headquarters in South Jakarta on Thursday. They carried wreaths and posters saying “the KPK is already dead”. The protest came after the House of Representatives passed an amendment that limits the KPK’s authority to investigate graft.(JP/Anggie Angela)The amendment of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Law was passed into law on Tuesday despite intensifying public protests against what many believe is a systematic effort to defang the antigraft body.Amid the efforts to protest the KPK Law amendment, which have been conducted both offline and online, prior to the House of Representatives’ approval, a number people complained that their WhatsApp accounts were compromised as they had sent messages they said did not sound like them at all.A st...