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‘Anti-kafir’ politics in local elections: Jakarta and Medan cases

  • AE Priyono and Teresa Birks

Jakarta | Tue, September 18 2012 | 10:46 am

PREMIUM The politicization of religion in the Jakarta gubernatorial election isn’t without precedent.In Medan, North Sumatra, religious identity took on unprecedented importance in the 2010 mayoral election where it was used to undermine the legitimacy of mayoral candidate Sofyan Tan.Being ethnically Chinese and Buddhist, it was a surprise to many that he and his running mate, Nelly Armayanti (a Minangk...

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