Since its inception in 2002 as a part of Indonesia's reformasi movement in the wake of the fall of the strongman Suharto, the country's Anti-Corruption Court has amassed an amazing record. It is now faced with the end of its tenure, with its legislative mandate due to run out in December. If it is allowed to continue, it will say a great deal about the direction in which President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will take the country after he is expected to be re-elected, either in July or in September if there is a runoff against one of his two presidential opponents, Megawati Sukarnoputri or Jusuf Kalla.

Read →

Keep reading with a 7-day free trial

Subscribe to Asia Sentinel to keep reading this post and get 7 days of free access to the full post archives.