A vote for radicalism in Indonesia

Jakarta's gubernatorial election result left Islamic conservatives cheered and defeated secularists worried about the future direction of the country

Jakarta, April 20, 2017 10:50 AM (UTC+8)
Former Indonesian education minister Anies Baswedan (C) holds the hand of Gerindra party chief Prabowo Subianto (R) as Baswedan running mate Sandiaga Uno (L) talks to reporters after voting in the Jakarta governor election in Jakarta, Indonesia April 19, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Beawiharta
Former Indonesian education minister Anies Baswedan (C) holds the hand of Gerindra party chief Prabowo Subianto (R) as Baswedan running mate Sandiaga Uno (L) talks to reporters after voting in the Jakarta governor election in Jakarta, Indonesia April 19, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Beawiharta