White doves symbolise start to ‘peaceful’ Indonesia election race between Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto

Campaigning for Indonesia’s presidential election officially began Sunday with the two contenders releasing white doves and vowing a peaceful race as concerns simmer the campaign will sharpen religious and ethnic divides.
The election due in April pits incumbent Joko “Jokowi” Widodo against former general and ultranationalist Prabowo Subianto, who lost to Widodo in 2014.
Dressed in traditional clothing, the candidates and their running mates paraded through central Jakarta on…