A policeman on guard as a protester shouts slogans outside the Corruption Eradication Commission building in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters

How this agency is waging war against corruption in Indonesia, and winning

Despite what some see as inadequate funding and a sometimes bumpy relationship with the police, the Corruption Eradication Commission is having an effect on the nation’s longstanding culture of fraud, bribery and graft

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A policeman on guard as a protester shouts slogans outside the Corruption Eradication Commission building in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
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Jeffrey Hutton

Jeffrey Hutton

Jeff is based in Jakarta where he specializes in political, economic and human rights issues. He got his start in the late 1990s in Tokyo where he was a subeditor at the English edition of the Mainichi Shimbun. He went on to join Bloomberg News in Tokyo and then the Australian Financial Review in Sydney. Recently he started satupelangi.org, a website devoted to LGBT issues in Indonesia.