Prabowo Subianto. Photo: AFP

Prabowo Subianto will ‘mediate’ if Indonesia bans radical group Islamic Defenders Front

  • Prabowo, who was backed by alliance of hardline Islamist groups in failed election bid, says organisation should not be ostracised despite alleged links to atrocities
  • President Joko Widodo has hinted the group could be outlawed in an effort to tackle a growing wave of conservatism that has seen attacks on minorities
Topic |   Indonesia
Prabowo Subianto. Photo: AFP