Behind La Nyalla’s Allegations

Allegations mounted by La Nyalla Mahmud Mattalitti against Prabowo Subianto and Gerindra Party have heated up the country’s politics ahead of this year’s simultaneous regional elections and registration of president and vice president candidate for next year’s election. Some wonder why La Nyalla, accompanied by leaders of the so-called 212 Islamic Movement (contributing to the downfall of Ahok and the rise of Anies in Jakarta), issued the allegation hours after the Constitutional Court issued the verdict, which basically upholding the 20% presidential threshold?

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