Opposition campaigner Ratna Sarumpaet falsely claimed she had been attacked by political opponents to hide the fact she got plastic surgery. Photo: Reuters

The face of fake news: plastic surgery hoax becomes latest disinformation scandal in Indonesia ahead of 2019 poll

An opposition campaigner’s bizarre deception has shone a light on the problem of online misinformation in the world’s 4th most populous country

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Opposition campaigner Ratna Sarumpaet falsely claimed she had been attacked by political opponents to hide the fact she got plastic surgery. Photo: Reuters
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