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Commentary: Gus Dur, whom I knew as a visionary pluralist and humorist

  • Kornelius Purba

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, December 31 2009 | 08:35 am

PREMIUM A Jewish friend from Jerusalem sent me a message shortly after former president Abdurrahman “Gus Dur” Wahid  passed away on Wednesday evening.“Deepest condolences at the passing of Gus Dur, a true Indonesian patriot and a great friend. May the people of Indonesia be spared anymore sorrow. With sadness,” former diplomat Emanuel Shahaf wrote in a cell phone message.The practically blind...