Former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama pictured in 2014. Photo: AFP Former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama pictured in 2014. Photo: AFP
Former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama pictured in 2014. Photo: AFP
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Ex-Jakarta governor Ahok says he is ‘damaged’ and his political career is over

  • Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has received an award previously given to a former president and an activist, months after being released from prison
  • After receiving it, he dispelled rumours he would be a minister in President Joko Widodo’s new government – citing his controversial past

Topic |   Indonesia
Former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama pictured in 2014. Photo: AFP Former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama pictured in 2014. Photo: AFP
Former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama pictured in 2014. Photo: AFP
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