Indonesia, the most populous Muslim country in the world, has chosen. As a favorite of the presidential election, incumbent President Widodo. But the fundamentalists are gaining influence.
It was the fight with hard bandages - it was about the claim to the right Faith. President Yoko Widodo speak the high Arabic of the Koran is wrong on this level, the charges moved.
His Challenger is a Ex-General of the former dictator Suharto. Prabowo Subianto, from the Radical to support the nationwide introduction of Sharia law claim, the Islamic Law, according to the adulterers are stoned and thieves will Hand chopped off. To defend "Islam, that is what counts the most. For I have seen iniquity and blasphemy against the Religion and that does my heart really hurt. I'm going to change. I want to change the office of the President," said Subianto.
Challenger of the President of the former General Prabowo Subianto.economic power is weakening
President Widodo has avoided the topic of Religion, however, for a long time. Although he was a devout Muslim, but Faith is a private matter, he said. Widodo, in Indonesia, mostly "Jokowi" - has made the country stronger and more investors into the country. His promise to create ten million jobs, he can't keep. Similarly, a growth of seven per cent. In Parallel, the Indonesian Rupiah is in the basement, which, of course, especially the poor. Accordingly, Jokowi" in the election campaign, promised ": "We will ensure that Indonesia's economy will be in the next five years: For farmers, fishermen, teachers, workers, Doctors, soldiers, artists, the young, the Small and micro-entrepreneurs will be better in five years than it is today."
Islam was the dominant theme. And "Jokowi", was once referred to as the Obama of South East Asia, has been elected as a Deputy of a leading Imam that wants to make homosexuality a punishable offence. A concession, especially in the conservative rural population. In no other country in the world so many Muslims live, but the country is not an "Islamic Republic". According to the Constitution, five religions (including Christians) are equal. "Unity in diversity" is the country motto. The country was regarded as a Prime example of a tolerant Islam.