Karen Agustiawan, who was accused of corruption related to the purchase of shares of Australia-based ROC Oil Company Limited while serving as president director of PT Pertamina (Persero), is not the first BUMN leader to be convicted for her decision. But what happened to Karen and several former Pertamina officials sparked a debate about the definition of corruption. This debate continues and would rage on as the Supreme Court ruled that the actions of Karen and those like her are not corruption. Karen was released by the Supreme Court through a cassation decision granted earlier this week.

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