The winner and runner-up in Indonesia’s presidential election call for reconciliation.
Indonesian police air video testimony for a plot to kill government officials.
Images of rioting by supporters of defeated presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto in Jakarta have been beamed around the world this week, tainting what was otherwise a free, fair and peaceful election in the world’s third biggest democracy.
Indonesia’s Joko Widodo has been re-elected as president of the world’s third-biggest democracy.
Indonesia’s presidential election is on April 17. President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo is pushing in his bid for re-election, challenged strongly by the late Suharto’s son-in-law Prabowo Subianto. But the incumbent president seems to have an ace up his sleeve.
A new Indonesian election survey shows Widodo’s big lead over his challenger.
Several retired senior military officers have declared their support for either incumbent President Joko Widodo or his challenger Prabowo Subianto in the upcoming April 2019 presidential election.
Indonesians go to the polls in April to choose either a strongman candidate – an Indonesian Bolsonaro – or an incumbent whose democratic commitment looks to be fraying.
The running mate of the Indonesian president is remembered for his hand in toppling Jakarta governor Ahok on charges of blasphemy. Is this President Joko Widodo’s secret formula for mobilising the electorally critical Islamic constituency?
Several military and police generals have announced their candidacies for Indonesia’s 2018 simultaneous regional elections before they retire from active service.