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Islamists give Widodo fiery taste of things to come

JAKARTA – Islamic hardliners have earned the ire of former president Megawati Sukarnoputri by burning the flag of her ruling Indonesian Democratic Party for Struggle (PDI-P) in protest over pending legislation establishing legal guidelines for the country’s pluralist Pancasila state ideology. Megawati, a nationalist to the core whose life’s mission has been to keep alive […]