Losing candidate Prabowo sought to create havoc
SBY backs calls to cut tensions
But money politics play a central role in general election
Money, momentum, media missing
Presidential candidate buys into false claim a supporter had been beaten
Prabowo Accused of Receiving Money in Determining VP Candidate
Although the fall of Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who lost the April gubernatorial election and was subsequently jailed for blasphemy, has been laid to the rising power of Islamic hardliners, it fit... Read More...
It is a stunning indication of the cynicism of Indonesian religious and political practice that, a day after he was soundly defeated in his bid for reelection as Jakarta governor, blasphemy charges against Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama were basically withdrawn... Read More...