Indonesia's Veep Speaks Out Against Vio…

Indonesia’s Vice President has become the only top official in the country to speak out against rising religious intolerance, calling in a major speech last weekend for the "silent majority" to take a stand against radicalism. Boediono, the respected former central bank governor, who was criticized during the 2009 election for not being a sufficiently devout Muslim, thus presents a strong contrast to other officials, particularly President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who have failed to challenge intolerance and violence.

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