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Indonesia: Vice Presidential Candidate Has Anti-Rights Record

Expand Joko Widodo, Indonesia's president, left, stands for photographs with Ma'ruf Amin, top Islamic cleric and vice presidential candidate, after submitting their nomination papers to the General Election Commission in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018.  © 2018 Dimas Ardian/ Bloomberg via Getty Images (Jakarta) – The decision by Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to select Ma’ruf Amin as his vice-presidential running mate in the 2019 presidential election, raises questions about Jokowi’s commitment to improve human rights protection for all Indonesians, Human Rights Watch…

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