Political Comedy Drama

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Only days after controversial lawmaker Fadli Zon was appointed acting House of Representatives speaker (Ketua DPR) following the resignation of Setya Novanto, just as he was to be found guilty of ethical violations for trying to shake down Freeport Indonesia for 20% of shares in exchange for extending its mining contract, the House has again incurred the public's wrath by announcing that it will begin deliberations on revising the Corruption Eradication Commission (RUU KPK) law, widely seen as yet another attempt to weaken the anti-graft body.

Kompas - December 19, 2015