Gus Dur

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Gus Dur:

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1940–2009, Indonesian religious and political leader popularly called Gus Dur, president of Indonesia (1999–2001). A Muslim scholar and political moderate who supported separation of religion and state and rights for women and minorities, Wahid
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Former Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid died on Wednesday in a Jakarta hospital, his younger brother Solahudin Wahid said.
Jakarta, Dec 31 (ANI): Thousands of Indonesians came out on the streets to bid farewell to late President Abdurrahman Wahid, who died on Wednesday at the age of 69.
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The People's Consultative Assembly, Indonesia's top constitutional body, unanimously voted Monday to oust President Abdurrahman Wahid and replaced him with Megawati, then vice president.
Scandal-hit Abdurrahman Wahid, 60, pictured here dozing off alongside his successor, was ousted by lawmakers after lurching from crisis to crisis.
Earlier Monday, Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid ordered his top security minister, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, to take ''necessary actions and special steps'' to handle the political crisis.
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