Sabtu, 22 Januari 2011

7 Year Sentence Not the End of Everything Gayus Tambunan

A sense of dissatisfaction over the seven-year sentence imposed on convicted tax corruption case Gaius Halomoan Tambunan still voiced.

Deputy Coordinator of Indonesian Corruption Watch (ICW) Emerson Yuntho say, this seven-year sentence is far from the sense of justice. However, if you see dijeratkan cases, punishment is appropriate given.

As is known, the judge imposed sentence on January 19, and tax-related corruption cases PT SAT USD 570 million. Sentence seven years is not the end of everything for Gaius. According to Emerson, there is a line of cases that awaited him.

"Viewed from the aspect of sense of justice, the verdict was disappointing, but from a small case. It's a case of PT SAT which USD 570 million. The verdict is not the end of everything," said Emerson in a polemic discussion Gaius After the verdict in Jakarta, Saturday (22 / 1 / 2011).

Current status Gaius suspect for several cases, including cases of alleged graft and money laundering over the ownership of the assets of Rp 28 billion and Rp 75 billion, cases of alleged passport forgery, and cases of alleged bribe prison officials.

Member of Commission III, Martin Hutabarat, hope, the police must be able to demonstrate professionalism in following up a series of cases of Gaius who is now waiting for him.

"The legal process for the second volume to Gaius processed immediately. If the police insist, he must replace all penyidiknya since yesterday (previous case) we see is not credible," said a member of this Gerindra Party

Jumat, 21 Januari 2011

Kamis, 18 Juni 2009

Opposition protests The intense Iran

Kubu supporting presidential candidate who defeated Iran, Mir Hossein Mousavi, again called protests in the streets of Tehran, on Wednesday (17 / 6). Iranian authorities also intensify pressure on the more Mousavi supporters and leaders reformis.
Mousavi also calls for peaceful protests on Thursday and a seven-day mourning for supporting the protests killed in action Monday. Source reformis stronghold in the states, the more their leader is arrested.

A day earlier, hundreds of thousands of supporters Mousavi and supporting President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad together down the road to Tehran. Ahmadinejad won the election is declared president on Friday last week. This is triggering protests from the citadel Mousavi point of cheating in the election.

Ahmadinejad, on Wednesday, said, victory in the election is proof of people's trust in government dipimpinnya. "The results demonstrate the performance of elected government ninth (Iran) is based on honesty and service to the people. Twenty-five million votes to prove the management of this country, "he said.

Ahmadinejad to get support from the President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez. "Venezuela expressed resistance to the campaign of slander and not based egregious coming from outside parties," a statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Venezuela.

Venezuela also investigate the action on the intervention in the affairs of Iran and demanded immediate dihentikannya intimidation efforts of Iran and rock stability.

Rejection in the country

However, the more parties that do not like the way the government stronghold supporters protest action Mousavi. In addition to voice concerns of a number of countries, from within the country also began to appear rejection.

Human rights groups leaders Nobel Peace Prize recipient origin Iran, Shirin Ebadi, to provide support to the protest action Mousavi stronghold. "Center for Human Rights Defenders with the explicit call to the government and senior officials to stop the violence that made the military and security institutions," a statement of the group.

Hundreds of people in Iran and South Korea in a few cities in Europe also came down to the street to support Mousavi. Ministry of foreign countries in Germany, France and the Netherlands ambassador to Iran in order to represent their country concerns. Similarly the Iranian ambassador called for a number of European countries to declare that they do not meddle in the affairs of Iran.

Meanwhile in Paris, French President Nicolas Sarkozy called Iran's election as cheating. He mentions the emergence of protest as a failure of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the first period of his reign.

United States President Barack Obama refused to intervene in the political situation in Iran. He only says akan forward "diplomacy firmly" to Iran of any pemilunya results. Obama also said that sure Top Iranian Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei understand there are deep concerns about the election in the country. (ap / AFP / Reuters / fro)

swine flu attack cruise Passenger Lists 1200

BARBADOS, - Venezuela isolate a yacht that visited the country after appearing in the swine flu outbreak vessels.

More than 1200 passengers and crew are requested not to leave Spain Ocean Dream boat harbor on the island of Margarita, on Wednesday (17 / 6).

Ships are not allowed to move up in Barbados and Grenada after the three crew diagnosed flu virus infected. Eleven other crew reported show symptoms of virus fell ill. "Three crew detected the virus infected and this ship should be quarantined until 24 June," said health officials Venezuela, Jorge Alchaer.

Ocean Dream is operated by the travel company Pullmantur. Royal Caribbean, which has Pullmantur, said that they could not provide comment. Nationality of the passengers so far not known exactly. Last week, the world health organization says that swine flu pandemic as a global and has spread to 74 countries. Throughout the world there has been 30,000 cases of victims reached 140 people died.