20 Sep
Indonesian Police’s Pot of Gold in Papua | Jakarta Globe 
By John McBeth 
It is time for the critics to forget about the Indonesian military’s businesses for a moment and look at the money-making ventures of the national police that assumed responsibility for Indonesia’s internal security over a decade ago.
During that time, the police have taken over many of the privileges and patronage systems which formerly earned the military some of its off-budget income but without earning any of the public trust the military still retains to a large degree.
FULL ARTICLE (Jakarta Globe)
Photo: MATEUS_27:24&25/Flickr

Indonesian Police’s Pot of Gold in Papua | Jakarta Globe 

By John McBeth 

It is time for the critics to forget about the Indonesian military’s businesses for a moment and look at the money-making ventures of the national police that assumed responsibility for Indonesia’s internal security over a decade ago.

During that time, the police have taken over many of the privileges and patronage systems which formerly earned the military some of its off-budget income but without earning any of the public trust the military still retains to a large degree.

FULL ARTICLE (Jakarta Globe)

Photo: MATEUS_27:24&25/Flickr

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