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Is political Islam in Indonesia in decline?

  • Fahlesa Munabari

Canberra | Mon, April 1 2013 | 10:45 am

PREMIUM Over the past few years, various polls conducted by credible survey institutes have discovered dwindling electoral support for Islamic parties in Indonesia. A recently-released Saiful Mujani Research & Consulting (SMRC) poll, which revealed a drastic decrease in the electability of these parties, is anything but surprising. Although this poll deserves attention, it revealed nothing more than t...