Patrialis Akbar, Indonesia’s former justice minister, speaks to the media after being detained for allegedly receiving bribes from a meat importer seeking to influence the Indonesian Constitutional Court. Photo: AFP
John McBeth
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by John McBeth

How Indonesia found itself facing a constitutional crisis

Arrest of a former justice minister has left Indonesians to ponder a collapse in public morality that seems to have no end

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Patrialis Akbar, Indonesia’s former justice minister, speaks to the media after being detained for allegedly receiving bribes from a meat importer seeking to influence the Indonesian Constitutional Court. Photo: AFP
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