Committing to a Peaceful Election

BY : REUTERS

SEPTEMBER 24, 2018

Candidates participating in next year's presidential and legislative elections kicked off their official campaigns at the National Monument (Monas) in Central Jakarta on Sunday (23/09) with a pledge to curb the spread of fake news and hatred based of religious or ethnic differences.

Prabowo Subianto, challenger to incumbent President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo, leaves the ceremony marking the start of the campaigning period for next year's election. (Reuters Photo/Darren Whiteside)

President Jokowi looks on while Prabowo signs a pledge to conduct a peaceful election campaign. (Reuters Photo/Darren Whiteside)

Jokowi and his running mate, Ma'ruf Amin, left, walk in a parade during the ceremony marking the start of the campaigning period for the 2019 presidential election. (Reuters Photo/Darren Whiteside)

Jokowi arrives at a ceremony. (Reuters Photo/Darren Whiteside)

Jokowi and Prabowo attend Sunday's ceremony. (Reuters Photo/Darren Whiteside)

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