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Abdurrahman (""Gus Dur''), born 1940, president of Indonesia since 1999.
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Flint's information on the Darfur crisis and her criticism of the SLM-Abdul Wahid are less restrictive about these facts.
Wahid headed Indonesia's largest Muslim organization Nahdlatul Ulama, or NU, for three period of leadership, or for 15 years, since 1984 and he was the first elected president of Indonesia after the fall of the country's strongman Suharto in 1998 after 32 years in power.
Susilo went as far as warning Wahid in a private conversation that some of the then president's allies were preparing to desert him if he did not change his behaviour.
Indonesian security forces shot dead one supporter of embattled president Abdurrahman Wahid and wounded four others yesterday when they tried to disperse hundreds of protesters in the East Java town of Pasuruan.
On May 30, the house is expected to convene over whether to call for a special session of the MPR to hold Wahid accountable for his performance amid accusations that he violated his presidential oath.
5, 2001, Rais repeated a call for Wahid to step down, saying: "He must resign.
Wahid has been admired for his culture and revered among the uneducated masses for his exotic qualities.
Jusuf Wanandi, board member and senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Jakarta, also warned that if Wahid fails to turn round the economy soon, he will face uncertainty over his own political future.
Wahid was nominated for president by the National Awakening Party set up by Nahdlatul Ulama, the country's largest Muslim organization.
On March 11, 2001, as the crisis worsened and Wahid refused to step down, Susilo issued a strong warning in a statement to the media.
Honest accountability from the government to its people is a must that could not be avoided and this has been promised by the government,'' Wahid said.