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  1. Lawyers battle to save Bali Nine ringleaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran's livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Age

    ... almost unprecedented decision to grant clemency to four people on death row. In 2011 and 2012 Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono commuted the sentences of four narcotics prisoners to life in prison at a time when he was advocating for Indonesians facing ...

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  2. Indonesia: Undo Legacy of Rights AbuseRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | PressReleasePoint

    ... He inherited a legacy of worsening sectarianism and security force impunity from his predecessor, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. "President Widodo has spoken of the need for greater respect for human rights in Indonesia," said Phelim Kine, deputy Asia ...

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  3. Banyan: Watch your backRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Economist

    ... the affair undermines faith in his commitment to wiping out corruption. Like his predecessor, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, in other ways his polar opposite, Jokowi is respected as honest and a doughty fighter against graft. Many Indonesians know from ...

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  4. Obama visit takes artist down memory laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Times of India

    ... in acrylic-on-canvas, pursued his passion. He sketched a portrait of former Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who was the chief guest at the 2011 Republic Day celebrations, and also Yingluck Shinawatra, former Thailand Prime Minister, ...

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  5. Indonesia's ex-President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono gives thumbs down to JokowiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Straits Times

    After 100 days in power, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and his Cabinet have been given the thumbs-down from his predecessor, Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, activists and political analysts. They say that Jokowi, who was sworn in as President on Oct 20, has yet to enact tough policies on law enforcement, corruption and bureaucratic reform, and that Jokowi remains in thrall to his political benefactors.

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  6. Indonesia's Widodo praised on economy, but criticised on rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... - whose citizens were among those put to death - recalling their ambassadors. "(Former president) Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said previously that Indonesia is heading towards a moratorium on capital punishment, but now we are going backwards," said ...

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  7. Bali Nine drug traffickers changed men, say lawyers and prison staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | ABC News

    ... a counsellor. In 2011, Sukumaran and Chan lost their final legal appeals and asked then-president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono for a clemency pardon. "These two have completely rehabilitated themselves and are now in the process of educating and helping ...

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  8. JAKARTA: Challenges ahead of Jokowi: Foreign policy, economy, terrorRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Asia News Network

    ... years, as the president shifts his priority to domestic-driven issues. Immediate past president Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono put Indonesia back on the world stage, earning it an entry into the G20 grouping, positioning the country as a regional ...

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  9. JAKARTA: Capital punishment and public opinionRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Asia News Network

    ... for taking a strong stand on drug abuses and for standing up to foreign meddlers. His predecessor Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono waited at least a few years, although he too used capital punishment to shore up his public support. It was no coincidence ...

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  10. Indonesian politics: Jokowi's jinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Economist

    ... of South-East Asian Nations, of which Indonesia is the most populous member. Jokowi's predecessor, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, followed a "million friends, zero enemies" governing philosophy, which in the end seemed little more than a screen for ...

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  11. Indonesia rejects clemency for two of Australian 'Bali Nine' drug offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Star Online

    ... 2013 after reports that Australia had spied on top Indonesian officials, including then-president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his wife. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said this week that she would not rule out recalling the Australian ...

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  12. In victory for Widodo, Indonesia parliament backs direct regional vote : January 21, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Daily Times

    ... elections. The measure was quickly criticised by civil society groups, Widodo and former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono as a step backwards for the world's third-largest democracy. Yudhoyono's Democratic Party threatened to leave the opposition ...

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  13. Indonesian MPs back direct elections in boost for WidodoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Yahoo!

    ... costly and in reality only allow the wealthy to win office. Following the vote, outgoing president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who was criticised for allowing the bill to pass, issued a decree to reverse the decision. That decree only stayed in force ...

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  14. Indonesia retains regional electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | BBC News

    Indonesia's new parliament has voted to retain direct elections for regional governors and mayors, reversing its predecessor's decision. Among those who decried the decision were President Joko Widodo, who was a former directly-elected governor, and former leader Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

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  15. In victory for Widodo, Indonesia parliament backs direct regional voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Reuters

    ... elections. The measure was quickly criticized by civil society groups, Widodo and former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono as a step backwards for the world's third-largest democracy. Yudhoyono's Democratic Party threatened to leave the opposition ...

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  16. In victory for President Jokowi, Indonesia Parliament backs direct regional voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Straits Times

    ... elections. The measure was quickly criticised by civil society groups, Mr Joko and former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono as a step backwards for the world's third-largest democracy. Dr Yudhoyono's Democratic Party threatened to leave the ...

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  17. JAKARTA: Lawmakers support Jokowi's budgetRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Asia News Network

    ... be shelved, with the president being forced to use the old budget formulated by his predecessor, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. "We don't have the slightest political intention to obstruct it [the budget deliberation process]," said Ahmadi from the ...

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  18. JAKARTA: Jokowi's gratitudeRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Asia News Network

    ... staff and the National Police chief. Past presidents did the same, although Jokowi's predecessor, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, once tried to change the convention and failed. While the president holds the prerogative in appointing his aides, the public ...

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  19. Australia mulls action in Indonesia drugs caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | South China Morning Post

    ... 2013 after reports that Canberra had spied on top Indonesian officials, including former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's wife. The case of the Bali Nine, who were found guilty of attempting to smuggle more than 8 kg of heroin, has enormous ...

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  20. Executions could strain Indonesia-Oz relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Iol.co.za

    ... 2013 after reports that Canberra had spied on top Indonesian officials, including former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's wife. The case of the Bali Nine, who were found guilty of attempting to smuggle more than 8kg of heroin, has enormous ...

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