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

Politics

Solidarity in suffering

Victims of the May 1998 riots seek justice and healing

Ethnic stereotyping by politicians

Ethnic stereotyping by local politicians in Lombok fails to please all

Reviving Malayness

Searching for a new dominant ethnic identity

A fair go for all

Taking a legal approach to fighting discrimination

Blood or money?

Ethnicity now plays a role in local politics in South Sumatra but money still rules

How to be Chinese

Ethnic Chinese experience a ‘reawakening’ of their Chinese identity

Remembering today

Ien Ang returns to Indonesia and her Chinese roots

A history of diversity

Ethnic relations in West Kalimantan are marked with blood

Singing for life

Music is still a potent source of cultural resistance in West Papua

Divide and who rules?

Ethnic nationalism under siege in West Papua

Maids face death penalty

Five Indonesian domestic workers face possible death sentences in Singapore

Fixing Papua's history?

Scholarly research and political reality meet in a Dutch inquiry into Papua

Watching the vote

140,000 progressive Muslim volunteers monitored Indonesia’s April elections

Running for office

A Christian candidate for a Muslim party in North Maluku

Opponents of Islamic Law

Diverse responses to proponents of Islamic law indicate democracy is healthy in South Sulawesi

Islam and democracy cannot meet

Irfan Awwas sets out his vision for Islamic law in Indonesia

Zakir's demise

Protest poetry lives on in post-Suharto Indonesia

A day in Flores

Teaching kids is about the little things

Jepara's election

Money politics still reigns supreme

Recycling in Sukunan

Australian university students lend a helping hand

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