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Nomination for National Police Chief Spurs Protest in Indonesia

Hundreds of Indonesian activists — including students, farmers and members of labor organizations — rallied Wednesday outside the presidential palace in Jakarta to protest the nomination of a corruption suspect to head the national police. President Joko Widodo, widely known as Jokowi, has taken the unusual step of having almost all of his high-ranking appointees vetted by the nation's Anti-Corruption Commission (KPK). But one glaring exception was General Budi Gunawan, whom the KPK...

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