Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan is sworn in with a koran at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters

Could anti-Chinese violence flare again in Indonesia?

Jakarta’s new governor Anies Baswedan has called on the Muslim majority ‘pribumi’ to be ‘masters of an independent country’, raising fears of a return to the country’s dark past of sectarianism and interethnic strife

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Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan is sworn in with a koran at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters
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