Jan 30, 2023 Last Updated 12:03 AM, Jan 26, 2023

Politics

Future Indonesia 2010

What will Indonesia look like in 2010?

Constitutional tinkering

The search for consensus is taking time

Inside the Laskar Jihad

An interview with the leader of a new, radical and militant sect

Looking back to move forward

A Truth Commission could bring healing for a tragic past

Suharto's fires

Suharto cronies control an ASEAN-wide oil palm industry with an appalling environmental record

Mine thy neighbour

The Australian government needs to control Australian miners in Indonesia

Don't let them drown

Australia must be a good global citizen towards refugees who transit Indonesia

Aceh will not lie down

A new generation of victims speaks out. Will Indonesia now negotiate?

Peace journalism in Poso

When reporting ethnic conflict, journalists can make a difference

Groundhog Day

Defence planners wake up and find Asia is (still) a threat

The new conservatives

Golkar and PDIP parliamentarians join forces to pull down Gus Dur

The ethnic factor

Christianity, curly hair, and human dignity

But is it democratic?

Indonesian democrats have mixed feelings about Papua's independence drive

Inside the Special Autonomy Bill

Chronology of a remarkable process

The bronze Asmat warrior

Contemporary art in Papua is about new and contested identities

Special autonomy

Main points of the 76-clause draft special autonomy law for Papua

Papua - The Indonesian debate

What does the public in Jakarta think?

Bravo the cat

Life among Papuan and Timorese political prisoners in Jakarta

Action in Europe

What are Europeans doing about Papua?

The backlash

Jakarta's secret strategy to deal with Papuan nationalism

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