Indonesian presidential contender Prabowo Subianto has declared his protection for religious groups whose tenets align with the country’s constitution and state ideology Pancasila. Photo: Bloomberg
Indonesian presidential contender Prabowo Subianto has declared his protection for religious groups whose tenets align with the country’s constitution and state ideology Pancasila. Photo: Bloomberg
Indonesia

Indonesia’s Prabowo Subianto plays to Muslim voters in a twist of faith before election

  • The presidential candidate is trying to cultivate an image as a pious Muslim before taking on incumbent Joko Widodo in the April 17 election
  • The approach may be effective in regions such as Aceh where faith plays a significant role, but is it enough to sway other voters?

Indonesian presidential contender Prabowo Subianto has declared his protection for religious groups whose tenets align with the country’s constitution and state ideology Pancasila. Photo: Bloomberg
Indonesian presidential contender Prabowo Subianto has declared his protection for religious groups whose tenets align with the country’s constitution and state ideology Pancasila. Photo: Bloomberg
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