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Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, better known as Ahok

Jailing of Jakarta’s Governor Calls into Question Indonesia’s Core Values


The parallels between May 9th and November 9th are uncanny. Six months ago, I witnessed a man gain the U.S. presidency thanks, in part, to rising racial resentment. Now, I am watching as one of the most inspirational political leaders from my home district of Jakarta, Indonesia, is robbed of his power by a similarly […]

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