‘The Left is a cancer’: New poll finds majority of Indonesians believe Left is cancer
A new poll conducted by Indonesia’s largest public broadcaster found that 62 percent of Indonesans believe that the Left is the cancer of society.
According to the survey conducted on July 29, the left-wing party People for Democratic Change (PDI) won a large majority of votes in the poll.
However, the poll showed that only 26 percent of respondents agreed with the statement that “leftism is a disease”.
The poll also revealed that 51 percent of those surveyed believe that “the Left is not representative of Indonesia”.
In the same poll, 56 percent of people believe that both left- and right-wing forces are corrupt and that “both are responsible for the rise of ISIS”, while another 40 percent said they believe that these forces are a problem.
The poll was conducted by Togel Tijani and Tariq Aziz, who are both members of the Jakarta-based Pew Research Center, which conducted the poll between July 28 and 31.
The survey also revealed a high level of trust in the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) led by Jakarta Mayor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, with 86 percent believing that he is honest, trustworthy and trustworthy.
On the other hand, 73 percent of the respondents said that the PDP’s leaders are corrupt, while 42 percent said that their party leaders are not.
According the poll, 37 percent of Indonesia’s people believe the Islamic State (ISIS) is a foreign organization and the other 42 percent do not.
On July 28, President Joko Widodo declared that he will hold a “national security summit” on July 31.
The summit will be held in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta, with the heads of the government, civil service, intelligence agencies, police and judiciary.