Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto. Photo: EPA Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto. Photo: EPA
Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto. Photo: EPA

‘A loss for human rights’: with eye on China, US opens its arms to Indonesia’s Prabowo

  • The United States has lifted a 20-year ban on the Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto, whom it once accused of a role in riots that killed over 1,000
  • Experts say the move is aimed at balancing China’s power in Southeast Asia

Topic |   US-China relations
Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto. Photo: EPA Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto. Photo: EPA
Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto. Photo: EPA
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