PUBLIC CORRUPTION AND HUMAN RIGHTS FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE IN INDONESIA

Paramita Ersan, Anna Erliyana

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Abstract

Indonesia has transformed from one of Asean's most repressive and centralized and democratic. Good governance in Indonesia remain limited improvement, obstacle still remain that hinder Indonesia achieving the 'rule of law' and in particular, the country is consistently ranked as having one of the highest levels of public corruption in the world. It is a fact that states with a high public corruption perception are at the same time those with a bad human rights situation. Despite of this, corruption effects the low quality government institutions have tremendous negative effects on the wealth of societies, the criteria for good governance remain far from clear. Illicit enrichment by any public official due to public corruption found in position of inexplicable wealth. This paper explores balancing competing rights of the citizen in combating corruption and the right to a presumption of innocence in due process and due sentence to all accused persons in public corruption. The paper approach to examine and analyze all laws and regulations relevant to human rights protection and crime prevention of Transnational Corruption for Good Governance. The conceptual approach is used to study the views and doctrines that develop within the jurisprudence. The idea is to find legal understanding, concept and principles relevant to the issues the link between human rights and corruption and whether it even makes sense to speak of human rights violations in corruption, to determine State policy, state action in preventing and eradicating public corruption globally towards legal certainty and justice which is the most essential human right of all citizens.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-38
JournalInternational Journal of Arts and Commerce
Volume8
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2018

Keywords

  • Indonesia, Good Governance, Public Corruption, Human Rights

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