Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s administration has been accused of squeezing Islamic hardliners following a successful overthrow of Widodo’s protégé in Jakarta’s elections earlier this year. Photo: AFP

Islamists find another stick to beat Widodo with – communism

In an effort to unseat the presdient, Indonesian religious leaders are tapping into the bitter memories of an aborted coup in the hope it will drive voters to the polls, building on momentum from Jakarta’s gubernatorial election

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s administration has been accused of squeezing Islamic hardliners following a successful overthrow of Widodo’s protégé in Jakarta’s elections earlier this year. Photo: AFP
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