To support this view, Gus Dur
referred to decitions of 1953 NU Congress 1953 in Banjarmasin.
According to Muhaimin, Rusdi joined the PKB as he wanted to join the struggle of the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), Indonesia s largest Muslim organization, and the party s central figure, former president Abdurrahman Gus Dur
Abdurrahman Wahid -- known as Gus Dur
-- was the chairman of Nahdlatul Ulama (the largest mainstream Muslim organization in Indonesia) and a former Indonesian president.
Former Indonesia Ministry of Research and Technology, Muhammad AS Hikam as friend of Gus Dur
, in his blog also voiced his support to free Anand Krishna from an unjust, unhuman and unfair trial.
During a visit to Jakarta in the summer of 1997 for a conference on Christian-Muslim dialogue that Swidler helped organize, he had an extended meeting with Gus Dur
through the help of Amanda Suharnoko, whom he had met through Shihab.
president abdulrrahman Wahid, known as Gus Dur
, a national hero due to his
Wahid, more commonly known as Gus Dur
, helped put the country onto the path to democracy, following the fall of Suharto.
Wahid, known fondly by his nickname Gus Dur
, was a democratic reformer and proponent of moderate Islam who reached out to religious minorities in the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation.
The charismatic and pre-eminent leadership style of NU leader Abdurrahman Wahid, popularly known as Gus Dur
, who briefly rose to be President of Indonesia, almost tore the NU apart politically, spawning parties, controversy and splits.
Former Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid - known as Gus Dur
- is the subject of two new books.
If Megawati spends only few hours in Aceh she will be just like Gus Dur
(former President Abdurrahman Wahid).
although the political fact is there and Gus Dur
understands it,'' he added.