Amid public ire over a government plan to relax a 2012 remission policy for corruption convicts to allow them more sentence reductions, the arrest and trial of 70-year-old grandmother Asyani for allegedly stealing teakwood belonging to state forestry company PT Perhutani, who was eventually released Monday after a massive public outcry, is yet another testament to how the law is strictly enforced against the poor and weak and but lenient on the rich and powerful.

Kompas - March 18, 2015