Widodo thinks he won the election, as does Prabowo. Is Indonesia on the verge of a 1998-style uprising?

In the past week, the spectre of Indonesia’s deadly May 1998 protests has been whispered about with alarm among the intelligentsia as the nation awaits the final count of last week’s presidential election.Memories of that dark chapter in Indonesia have flooded back as Prabowo Subianto’s camp has become increasingly restless, with supporters insisting he won the ballot despite exit polls showing him trailing behind incumbent President Joko Widodo.“Prabowo’s campaign team can accuse whoever of…