Jun 21, 2024 Last Updated 1:20 AM, Jun 20, 2024

Human Rights

Land, ethnicity and politics

Direct local elections have led to new developments in the struggle for land rights in East Kalimantan

When money rules over voice

Regional autonomy and spatial planning in Bandung benefits the elite

Too precious to mine

Central Java farmers refuse to get stuck in cement

Fighting over the land and forest

Century-old conflicts persist in the vast tracts of Indonesia that are designated as state forest

The trouble with oil palm

Conflicts between villagers and plantation companies in Sumatra are still unresolved

The right to choose

Indonesian activists keep fighting to have abortion decriminalised

Genocide and demographic transformation in Papua

A response to Jim Elmslie and Stuart Upton

A disaster, but not genocide

Migration has caused many problems in Papua, but it is not part of a genocidal master plan

Not just another disaster

Papuan claims of genocide deserve to be taken seriously

Not just a piece of paper

The state’s requirements for marriage registration disadvantage poor rural women

A man on a mission

From the highlands of Papua to exile in England, Benny Wenda is a leader of his people

Winning a battle, losing the war

Drug users in Indonesia are made vulnerable by current drug laws

Patrolling sexuality

The authorities and the media promote vigilantism in Aceh

Children of the enemy

A child abducted during the Indonesian occupation returns to her former home

A problematic division

Managing the border between West and East Timor has been an ongoing challenge

Obama's Indonesia question

Will the US president continue unrestricted aid to Indonesia’s military?

Ahmadiyah dispute intensifies

Violence at the National Monument in Jakarta almost caused a conflict between Nahdlatul Ulama and Muhammadiyah in Lamongan

Aceh on a knife's edge

There are big dangers in declaring success too soon

Second-class citizens?

Poverty and mobility mark the neglected east

Learning from Malaysia's mistakes

Chinese Indonesians must re-enter politics in order to fully exercise their citizenship

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