The Central Jakarta District Court, once again, made a controversial decision. Towards the end of last week, the Panel of Judges granted the civil lawsuit registered by the Partai Rakyat Adil Makmur (Just Prosperous People’s Party – Prima). The decision ordered the General Elections Commission (KPU) not to carry out the remaining stages of the upcoming 2024 general election and to repeat the preparation stages from the beginning. This decision quickly raised objections because it would clearly result in a delay in the General Election preparation process and thus be unconstitutional. Why would a Panel of Judges in one of the most important courts in this country make such a reckless decision?

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