Asia-Pacific

Jul 9, 2014

He’s on a horse: Prabowo v Jokowi a battle for Indonesian democracy

Indonesians will head to the polls to decide their next president today. The scene is set, with military strongman Prabowo sitting tall in expensive boots while the people's man, Jokowi, makes a last-minute prayer. Jim Della-Giacoma reports.

Two men are seeking to fill the shoes of president as Indonesians head to the polls today — and two iconic images from rallies in the same location tell the story of this presidential campaign.

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