Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has backed away from his previous image as a reformer. Photo: Reuters Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has backed away from his previous image as a reformer. Photo: Reuters
Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has backed away from his previous image as a reformer. Photo: Reuters

Why Indonesia’s Widodo had to throw Ahok under a bus

After his former ally lost Jakarta’s gubernatorial election three months ago, all signs point to the president cleaving to the more conservative power brokers within his party in order to survive

Topic |   Indonesia
Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has backed away from his previous image as a reformer. Photo: Reuters Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has backed away from his previous image as a reformer. Photo: Reuters
Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has backed away from his previous image as a reformer. Photo: Reuters
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