Jul 02, 2022 Last Updated 4:52 AM, Jun 27, 2022

International Relations

No justice at home or abroad

Indonesia’s children wrongly imprisoned in Australia still haven’t been compensated

Surviving while seeking asylum

A change in Australia’s asylum policy has denied refugees in Indonesia vital support

Photo essay: Alive, but not living

Refugees in Makassar protest the sudden increase in heavy policing by immigration authorities

The life and death of Indonesia’s mineral export ban

The Jokowi government’s policy shift contributes to pervasive regulatory ambiguity in Indonesia’s mining sector

Resource nationalism as imperialism

Foreign investment in large-scale mining has encountered serious obstacles

Review: The ideology of the family state

David Reeve reviews David Bourchier’s important contribution to understandings of political thinking in Indonesia

Hope in the darkness

A Hazara fleeing persecution has dedicated her life in Indonesia to helping her fellow refugees in Bogor

No durable solutions

A new presidential decree delivers little for asylum seekers and refugees in Indonesia

Review: Footsteps of Indonesians in Victoria

Celebrating fifty years of the Indonesian Community Association of Victoria (IKAWIRIA)

Jakarta’s Asian Games, yesterday and today

Ignoring issues from the 1962 Games will not help solve the many problems faced by sport in Indonesia

Review: Troubled transit

Asylum seekers stuck in Indonesia 

Review: A life beyond boundaries

Benedict Anderson’s memoir showcases a broad-minded approach to the world and Indonesia

Reading for pleasure, 15 minutes a day

Indonesia’s struggle to create a culture of reading

The pattern of a batik revival

How UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage program transformed the batik neighbourhood of Laweyan

Accomplice to atrocity?

Australia’s role in the 1965 massacres

Bagaimana Indonesia menangani migrasi paksa

Kasus Rohingya mengungkap bagaimana sulitnya melawan kejahatan transnasional dalam migrasi paksa

Review: Incubus of Intervention

Conspiracy as foreign policy

An Obituary: Benedict Anderson (1936-2015)

Remembering the late Benedict Anderson, world renowned scholar of Indonesia, who passed away last month.

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When the bond of love and the thread of debt flow like water

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For transnational families like those in Manggarai in East Nusa Tenggara, financial stability comes at great emotional cost

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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

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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

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