Embracing Old Enemies
PIUS Lustrilanang had a moment of doubt when Prabowo Subianto invited him to join the Great Indonesia Movement (Gerindra) Party in 2007. The former 1998 activist was forming the National Union Party (PPN) to participate in the 2009 General Elections. “I told Pak Prabowo that I would only join if PPN did not pass,” said Pius when contacted on Friday, July 28.
The party that Pius founded failed to pass the verification stage. The former