Seven rioters died in the Jakarta clashes, according to police. Photo: Bloomberg

Indonesia’s election riots are under control – and one man is taking credit

  • Tito Karnavian is winning praise for the police force’s restraint in dealing with ‘unprecedented provocation’ during Tuesday night’s unrest
  • Officers and the military went in without a single live bullet amid violence and arson rocking the capital
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Seven rioters died in the Jakarta clashes, according to police. Photo: Bloomberg
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Amy Chew

Amy Chew

Amy Chew is a journalist based in Kuala Lumpur who has covered regime change in Asia and parts of the Middle East, giving her a unique insight into the economic, social and political factors that reshapes society.