Commentary: Gus Dur, whom I knew as a visionary pluralist and humorist
The Jakarta Post
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...