Indonesia’s presidential candidate Joko Widodo (left) and his opponent Prabowo Subianto. Photo: Reuters

Indonesia’s opposition threatens to wage street protests over irregularities in election rolls

  • The opposition found anomalies in voter rolls, such as errors in dates of birth, or duplicate identity card numbers, affecting about 9 per cent of voters
  • There is a “clear possibility” the opposition could go to the constitutional court unless it obtained satisfactory answers from the election commission, said the media director for the opposition campaign
Topic |   Indonesia

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Indonesia’s presidential candidate Joko Widodo (left) and his opponent Prabowo Subianto. Photo: Reuters
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Zuhairi Misrawi, Indonesian President Jokowi's spokesman. Photo: Amy Chew

Narrowing lead before Indonesia presidential vote nothing to fear for Joko Widodo, says spokesman

  • Jokowi’s policies have helped ‘almost all segments of society’, said Zuhairi Misrawi, adding the economy is up and poverty levels down
Topic |   Asia elections

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Zuhairi Misrawi, Indonesian President Jokowi's spokesman. Photo: Amy Chew
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