Commet: The importance of ‘Bhinneka Tunggal Ika’
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Aug. 2, Online
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono renewed calls on Thursday for people to uphold the country’s motto of Bhinneka Tunggal Ika (Unity in Diversity) amid rampant incidents of intolerance across the archipelago.
You mean Indonesia has been plagued by communal conflicts and violence for the last 13 years? Yes, Mr. President, this issue is not just important — it is your, and your administration’s, highest priority for the next two years.
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