1. Ade Juhana (January 2010)
The lecturer at the State Islamic University of Sunan Gunung Djati completed his doctoral thesis by hijacking the thesis of Prof. Dr. H.M.A. Tihami, MA, Chancellor of the Sultan Maulana Hasanuddin State Islamic Institute, Banten, and Mohamad Hudaeri M.A., lecturer and Head of the Sultan Maulana Hasanuddin Institute for Research, Banten. Unfortunately, this is only a reader’s letter report at
Kompas daily, so the continuation of the case was not heard.
2. Anak Agung Banyu Perwita (February 2010)
Anak Agung Banyu Perwita, a professor at the Parahyangan Catholic University, was accused of plagiarizing an article published in the national daily, The Jakarta Post. The daily assessed that Banyu’s writing had plagiarized a scientific journal in Australia written by Carl Ungerer. The University Senate meeting which lasted six hours finally decided to remove the entire professorship in the field of international relations at Parahyangan University. Banyu Perwita chose to resign.
3. Heri Ahmad Sukria (July 2010)
Bogor Agricultural University lecturer, Heri Ahmad Sukria, summoned by Jasmal A. Syamsu from Hasanuddin University, South Sulawesi. The subpoena was issued regarding the alleged plagiarism of a book entitled Sources and Availability of Feed Raw Materials in Indonesia. The book was published by IPB Press with the authors Heri Ahmad and Rantan Krisnan. According to the Professor, there are writings and data taken from his articles.
4. Siti Fadilah Supari (2004)
The Minister of Health was once accused of plagiarism. At that time Fadilah presented a seminar entitled Cholesterol-Lowering Effect of Soluble Fiber as an adjunct to Low Calories Indonesian Diet in Patients with Hypercholesterolemia at the Harapan Kita National Heart Center, Jakarta, October 29, 2002. What he presented was similar to James W. Anderson’s work entitled Long-term Cholesterol Lowering Effect of Psyllium as An Adjunct to Diet Therapy in The Treatment of Hypercholesterolemia, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition volume 71 in 2000.
“I know, how come, the limits of plagiarism,” said the Minister, argued. Plagiarism, according to Fadilah, occurs when the paper in question is published in a magazine or scientific journal. “This is not it. I only presented it in front of a number of doctors and the general public.
If you have any intellectual property, it is best to register your invention to WIPO Indonesia to prevent cases like this.