Indonesian presidential election

Prabowo mocked for claiming win

Memes go viral, including one playing on his campaign chief's vote-percentage claims

Presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto has become a target of political bullying on social media.

Netizens have produced numerous memes, as the former army general and his supporters continued to claim victory in the April 17 election - despite quick count results showing otherwise.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 28, 2019, with the headline 'Prabowo mocked for claiming win'. Print Edition | Subscribe