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Prof. Steve Hanke Apr 16
"30 civil society groups" who represent "some 18 million Indonesians — called on their members to abstain () from voting." Both & have resorted to Islamic fundamentalism to win votes, instead of delivering strong economic manifestos.
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FRI-West Papua ID Apr 16
The police repressed the demonstration of the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) KK which campaigned for abstentions () in the 2019 presidential election, Monday, April 15, 2019.
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Kate Walton Apr 17
Actually this isn't the most accurate representation, as many who turned up to take their ballot papers but then deliberately made them invalid by punching multiple holes. So it's not as easy as saying golput didn't happen because turnout was high.
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Kate Walton Apr 8
My piece on why many progressive and minority voters will be abstaining in this year's Indonesian election
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Febriana Firdaus Apr 10
"From now on we will not take part in Indonesian elections because we are not Indonesian." Benny Wenda, West Papuan Independence Leader
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Natalie Pöyhönen Apr 13
Full house of supporters. This was the last political rally for President Joko Widodo to mark the end of six months of campaigning. Supporters like these are likely to come out on April 17 but all eyes are on undecided voters and those who choose to
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Reza Idria Apr 13
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Andreas Harsono Apr 17
My voting station in Gelora, Tanah Abang, Jokowi got 151 votes and Prabowo 25 with 1 vote. PDIP and PSI got the most parliamentary votes
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The Jakarta Globe Apr 14
Golongan Putih, or ("White Group"), is a catch-all term for Indonesians who abstain from . Golput activists say they won't vote for or since they still ignore the basic rights of the people.
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Max Walden Apr 17
Replying to @maxwalden_
What’s more, the movement and the fact rights groups that had revoked their support for Jokowi doesn’t seem to have hurt him either
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Indonesia at Melbourne Apr 16
Replying to @IndoAtMelb
Golput has been a major feature of these elections. In this piece, Abdil Mughis Mudhoffir and Rafiqa Qurrata A'yun examine the growing movement and look at how growing disenchantment could be harnessed to strengthen Indonesian democracy
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oedhieenz Apr 17
when you by system 😁
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上好 Apr 15
Reminded of this analogy of
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Vivizka Apr 10
Democracy is hypocrisy.
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VS Apr 13
Replying to @believeren
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Margera Apr 24
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Vincent Bevins Apr 16
Just thinking cynically here, it seems that if you were sympathetic to the goals of in Indonesia, it would make a kind of strategic sense to just talk a lot about golput, make your case against the options on social media, then just vote Jokowi anyways
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Puan Eleena M. Apr 16
Replying to @TrinityTraveler
You misquote his quote. He distrust democracy. Here is his actual quote: George Carlin is a kind of guy.
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Bule Mewek Apr 19
defeated, putting a temporary stop to the increasing trend of absenteeism in Indonesian elections over the past decade. The turnout rate for the elections was up at 80 percent, according to pollster Saiful Mujani Research & Consulting (SMRC).
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Zurairi A.R. Apr 15
is of course not unique to Malaysia. In fact, it may have a richer history with in Indonesia
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