Anies Baswedan is sworn in as the governor of Jakarta. Photo: Reuters Anies Baswedan is sworn in as the governor of Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
Anies Baswedan is sworn in as the governor of Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
Indonesia

Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan: Islamism’s new hope for Indonesian presidency?

  • Anies fuels speculation of tilt at the presidency by addressing rally of the 212 Islamist movement that orchestrated fall of his Christian predecessor Ahok
  • Analysts say he is now a favoured pick among Islamists for the 2024 election

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Anies Baswedan is sworn in as the governor of Jakarta. Photo: Reuters Anies Baswedan is sworn in as the governor of Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
Anies Baswedan is sworn in as the governor of Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
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