Advocate for Minorities
In his fiery battle for pluralism, Zuhairi Misrawi entered the race as a legislative candidate. The polemic surrounding Basuki Tjahaja Purnama caused him to be assigned to a new electoral region.
Deden Sudjana immediately contacted his friends living in Central and South Jakarta after the General Elections Commission (KPU) announced the final list of legislative candidates at the end of September 2018. A familiar name was on the list: Zuhairi bin Misrawi. The man often helped Deden and his fellow Ahmadi friends. “I said, help Zuhairi get his DPR seat,” he said last Friday.
Zuhairi has stepped for...