Courting the hardliners, counting the votes in Indonesia's crucial poll

By James Massola and Karuni Rompies
Updated March 8 2019 - 6:32pm, first published 1:18pm

Jakarta: In 2014, when former Indonesian general Prabowo Subianto faced off against Jakarta's political cleanskin former governor Joko Widodo, some feared the fate of Indonesian democracy itself was at stake.

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