May 19, 2022 Last Updated 8:50 AM, May 6, 2022

Habibie Presidency

In the forests of the night

Living with tigers in South Aceh

Get your act together, Aussie!

Without Suharto to help out, an Australian gold mining company in Kalimantan is having trouble with the local community

Women and the nation

Throughout its history, outsiders wanted the women's movement to be nationalist first of all. Now women are finding their own voice

Papua - The Indonesian debate

What does the public in Jakarta think?

Bravo the cat

Life among Papuan and Timorese political prisoners in Jakarta

From the ashes of empire

Papua needs a clear political vision and be ready for the long haul

Crisis and poverty

Four years later, how has the economic crisis affected the poor?

Waiting for peace in Poso

Why has this Muslim-Christian conflict continued for three years?

Aceh negotiation ups and downs

Mar 1998 - Acehnese students join anti-Suharto protests by highlighting military abuses in Aceh

We are all one

How custom overcame religious rivalry in Southeast Maluku

Revolution of hope

Independent films are young, free and radical

The life and death of Theys Eluay

The murdered Papuan leader was an ambiguous figure

The Indonesian who joined Falintil

Why did Nasir join the guerrillas?

Meet Titi Irawati

An Indonesian human rights worker in East Timor

Exchanging News, Bridging Isolation

The 68H network brings people closer together

Radioactive

Radio has undergone a revolution since Suharto resigned

Evading the Truth

Will a Truth and Reconciliation Commission ever be formed?

Plundering the Sea

Regulating trawling companies is difficult when the navy is in business with them

Self-reliant Militias

Homegrown security forces wield great power in Lombok

Brawling, Bombing, and 'Backing'

The Security Forces as a Source of Insecurity

Latest Articles

Book review: Beyond the pale

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A major research project on Dutch extreme violence in the Indonesian war of Independence, 1945–1949

Obit: Hugh O’Neill AO, 1933-2022

Apr 13, 2022 - TIM LINDSEY

Contesting the religious soundscape

Mar 23, 2022 - ANDY FULLER

A controversial regulation governing the call to prayer sparks a campaign aimed at taking down the Religious Affairs Minister

Essay: Hey Holland, you’re welcome!

Mar 15, 2022 - TITI KUSUMANDARI

Indonesia’s independence from the Dutch came at a price – Indonesians are still waiting for them to acknowledge it

Book review: Activists in transition

Feb 01, 2022 - JONATHAN PETER TEHUSIJARANA

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