SG: What Widodo wants

SG: What Widodo wants

After his election, president Joko Widodo was named Indonesia's Obama. He proved that an ordinary Indonesian could trump the political elite. Since then, he has improved the country’s infrastructure and expanded social welfare. But under his watch, anticorruption efforts have stalled and minority rights have been eroded. Is he really a symbol of democratic progress? With geographer Prof. David Henley (LEI).

In collaboration with the Centre for Global Challenges and SIB-Utrecht.

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