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  • adj. Opposed to or working against graft


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anti- +‎ graft


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  • In April, social activist Anna Hazare fasted for four days, before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh capitulated to his demand to enact antigraft legislation.

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  • On the same day, India's prime minister defended a police crackdown on a yogic antigraft demonstration, saying authorities were left with no choice.

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  • A high-level investigative panel in Malaysia concluded the 2009 death of an opposition aide who was subject to harsh interrogation by antigraft officers was by suicide rather than homicide.

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  • A social activist went on a hunger strike in April, followed by a yoga guru last month, both lobbying for stronger antigraft measures.

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  • Until now, though, putting Ms. Arroyo on trial and adding fresh impetus to his antigraft drive had appeared out of Mr. Aquino's reach.

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  • Parliament will meet for an extraordinary three-day session starting on Tuesday to discuss the government's version of an antigraft bill that sets up an ombudsman's office to investigate charges of corruption in the bureaucracy, including in the prime minister's office.

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  • Mr. Gayus has already become a colorful mascot for the system's critics; antigraft activists attend court hearings and demonstrations wearing paper masks of his face in the infamous wig-and-glasses getup.

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  • The bill, known as the Lokpal Bill, proposes setting up an independent ombudsman at the national level with parallel antigraft agencies in states with powers to prosecute politicians and civil servants suspected of graft.

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