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Indonesia: President Joko Widodo on Track to Win 2nd Term

HeadlineApr 17, 2019

In news from Indonesia, early results show President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has been re-elected, defeating former special forces military commander Prabowo Subianto by about 10 percentage points. Prabowo is the former son-in-law of Indonesia’s longtime dictator Suharto. Investigative journalist Allan Nairn recently revealed Prabowo had made plans to stage mass arrests of political opponents and his current allies if he won. Click here to see our recent interview with Allan Nairn on the Indonesian election.

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