Jul 06, 2022 Last Updated 4:52 AM, Jun 27, 2022

Politics

A moderate majority

A deep local tradition of tolerance defends against militancy

Puppeteers on wheels

An innovative shadow puppet show combats post-traumatic stress disorder in Bali

Ritual, politics and tourism

Ritual purification ceremonies have dominated Balinese recovery efforts

Back to the roots

After the bomb, community tourism needs a boost

Sustainable recovery

Balinese people favour green initiatives in recovery effort

Taken by surprise

The Bali bombings reveal the failings of Australian-Indonesian intelligence co-operations

A hybrid order

No joy for extremists in post-bomb Indonesia

Preaching fundamentalism

The public teachings of Abu Bakar Ba'asyir

Tall tales

Conspiracy theories in post-bomb Indonesia

Building social and legal reform

Australian lawyers and judges lend a hand

The life and death of Aceh's peace process

The collapse of the peace process has seen Aceh return to a cycle of violence

AIDS education

The government works with waria in South Sulawesi

From jungkies to jihad

Drug use in Indonesia is a complex issue

Crisis and the politics of engagement

Crisis and the politics of engagement

Women's voices in the arts

Women’s movement activists and artists unite

Moving beyond ignorance

Cultural engagement is yet to reach its full potential

What is the TNI's Aceh agenda?

The TNI wants more than just the defeat of GAM

Anti-insurgency logic in Aceh

Military policy of separating civilians from guerillas generates more resistance

17 August 1945

The revolution begun in 1945 must be completed

Latest Articles

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

May 27, 2022 - SARI D. RATRI

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

Book review: Beyond the pale

Apr 27, 2022 - JOOST COTE

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

Subscribe to Inside Indonesia

Receive Inside Indonesia's latest articles and quarterly editions in your inbox.

 


Lontar Modern Indonesia

Lontar-Logo-Ok

 

A selection of stories from the Indonesian classics and modern writers, periodically published free for Inside Indonesia readers, courtesy of Lontar