Passengers pictured on a commuter-line train in Bogor, Indonesia, on June 10. Photo: EPAPassengers pictured on a commuter-line train in Bogor, Indonesia, on June 10. Photo: EPA
Passengers pictured on a commuter-line train in Bogor, Indonesia, on June 10. Photo: EPA

Indonesia sours on democracy as coronavirus ravages economy, survey finds

  • Widespread perceptions online hold that authoritarian systems such as China’s handled the crisis better than Western democracies like the US and UK
  • Observers have raised concerns that some in Indonesia, a young democracy with a history of dictatorship, may be yearning for a return to authoritarian rule
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Passengers pictured on a commuter-line train in Bogor, Indonesia, on June 10. Photo: EPAPassengers pictured on a commuter-line train in Bogor, Indonesia, on June 10. Photo: EPA
Passengers pictured on a commuter-line train in Bogor, Indonesia, on June 10. Photo: EPA
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