Prejudice at the Polling Booth
When 121 million Indonesians went to the polls to vote in the country's first direct presidential elections in 2004, Wahyu Adi Nugroho was not among them. It was not apathy that kept him away. It was 15 kilograms of steel and rubber. Nugroho, 35, is from Pundong in Bantul, Yogyakarta. He used to use a wheelchair, and he could not vote because his local…
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AS USUAL, McDonald's restaurant at Larangan, Banten, was busy on Sunday night two weeks ago. One family was celebrating a children's birthday party inside a room behind a glass wall. This is a favorite place to meet for police officers seconded to other law enforcement agencies.