(From The Jakarta Post)
JAKARTA: A coalition of several non-governmental organizations urged the Supreme Court on Friday to quickly and fairly elect two deputy chief justices, posts which have been vacant for over a year.
The recently amended Law No. 14/1985 on the Supreme Court stipulates that the chief justice has two deputies, with one handling judicial affairs and the other non-judicial affairs. They will be elected by the justices.
Spokesman for the coalition, Firmansyah Arifin, said the Supreme Court had to select the two deputies in a transparent manner and involve public participation in line with the regulations and laws.
"We hope …