Indonesia’s Prabowo starts poll court challenge


JAKARTA: Indonesian ex-general Prabowo Subianto angrily claimed widespread cheating cost him victory in the country’s presidential election at the start of legal challenge to the results on Wednesday, as hundreds of flag-waving supporters staged a rally. In a fiery speech at the Constitutional Court, Prabowo lashed out at the “dishonesty and injustice” of the poll—which he lost to Joko Widodo—and compared politics in the world’s third-biggest democracy to Stalinist North Korea.



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