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Myanmar's Rohingya crisis is roiling Indonesian politics

Islamist groups take advantage of public sentiment to put pressure on Widodo

Demonstrators protest the persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims in Central Java, Indonesia, on Sept. 8. (Photo by Bobby Nugroho)

JAKARTA/YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia The brutal crackdown by the military on Myanmar's minority Rohingya Muslims in the country's western Rakhine State is stoking anger in nearby Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country.

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