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Islamic hard-liners may be potential voters

  • Ina Parlina

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, March 13 2013 | 05:14 pm

As pollsters predict a grim outlook for Islamic parties in the 2014 legislative election, some parties are making an effort to appeal to fringe Muslim groups in the country.

The United Development Party (PPP) recently decided to nominate Munarman, controversial spokesman of the vigilante Islam Defenders Front (FPI), as one of its legislative candidates.

In February, PPP ch...

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