Judiciary

The Leaderboard: Sarpin Rizaldi

Who is he? Sarpin Rizaldi is a controversial judge with the South Jakarta District Court in Indonesia. He has been reported to the Judicial Commission, a body that oversees judges in Indonesia, on multiple occasions for having issued abnormally lenient…

Pay to Stay: Cambodia’s Refugee Policy

By Joshua Simonidis In September 2014 the Cambodian government signed an agreement with Canberra to resettle a potentially unlimited number of refugees originally destined for Australia in exchange for increased aid. Human rights groups criticized the agreement and Cambodia’s capacity…

The Leaderboard: Wang Qishan

Who is he? Wang Qishan is head of the Central Commission for Discipline and Inspection (CCDI), the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) anti-corruption watchdog agency. Born in Qingdao in 1948, he was sent to the countryside during the Cultural Revolution. There…