[ap-intact] INFO: Besieged, beaten, Indonesian anti-corruption agency punching below its weight

"Since its inception in 2003, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has endured a series of attempts to erode its power and deter future graft crackdowns following its successful prosecution of corrupt officials, judges, generals, businessmen and politicians. But nothing compares to the overwhelming effort currently being made by police to criminalize the commission’s leaders and investigators under the very nose of newly elected President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo — a clean figure who won the presidency partly for his campaign to establish a clean government."

Read the story by Haeril Halim and Hasyim Widhiarto, in The Jakarta Post. http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/02/27/besieged-beaten-kpk-punching-below-its-weight.html

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