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'Dark day for human rights': Indonesia's Widodo makes arch-rival defence minister

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General Prabowo Subianto, who has been accused of abuses against pro-democracy activists, named as part of new cabinet Indonesian president Joko Widodo has appointed his former bitter election rival Prabowo Subianto – an ex-army general accused of human rights abuses – as his defence minister. Widodo announced his cabinet line-up on Wednesday having beaten Subianto, in April’s general election . At...

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