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Comment: Anti-graft agency dismissals underscore Indonesia's waning corruption fight

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 01 Oct 2021 05:16
  • 01 Oct 2021 05:16
The office of Indonesia’s president received a slightly unusual delivery earlier this week: Around 1,500 letters from citizens asking him to stop the scheduled dismissal of 57 employees from the country’s anti-graft agency by the end of September. 
The activists who delivered the letters carried signs saying “Save KPK,” referring

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta

Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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