Indonesian President Joko Widodo, left, with his vice-presidential running mate Ma’ruf Amin while greeting supporters in Jakarta on Friday. Photo: Reuters

What Widodo’s pick for veep says about Indonesian politics

After years of battling sectarian politics and attacks on the strength of his religious beliefs, Indonesia’s president has joined forces with Islamic leader Ma’ruf Amin to boost his election chances

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo, left, with his vice-presidential running mate Ma’ruf Amin while greeting supporters in Jakarta on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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