The Student Terrorist from Buntalan
SUPERVISED by two teachers, two prosecution officials and two prison officers, he was doing his 40-question final exam. Now and again, Aria (not his real name) frowned. What does this hatching mean? he asked, pointing at his exam paper. A teacher explained it and then he quickly continued. In less than two hours, Aria finished the exam.
In his school uniform of white shirt and gray pants,…
ARCANDRA Tahar, 45, described himself as a simple person who returned home after a 20-year stay in the United States. He was clearly unaware of the 'jungle' that awaited him when he took up a ministerial position in President Joko Widodo's cabinet. "I was too naive and didn't watch my back," Arcandra told Tempo last week.