Feb 26, 2024 Last Updated 12:52 AM, Feb 22, 2024

Politics

Dancing the nation in migration

Indonesian women in Perth perform a ‘uniting’ dance

Surviving conflict

Aceh’s performing arts have blossomed despite the conflict and the tsunami

A man on a mission

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

D-day for anti-corruption reform

Draft legislation is a prescription potentially worse than the ailment

The election as a Karya Agung ritual

Listening to the grassroots explain the 2009 general election in Bali

The politics of remembering and forgetting

The people of East Timor are negotiating different conceptions of reconciliation in their daily lives

Trapped in the legacy of the past

Conflict between Timorese youth gangs and martial arts groups hark back to the Indonesian occupation

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

East Timor ten years after the referendum

A decade on, East Timor is still linked to Indonesia

Democracy yes, accountability no?

Voters have done everything they can for democracy. The same cannot be said for elites

Struggling to be young

Brotherhood among the poor urban youth of Jakarta

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

Beyond terrorism and martyrdom

People in West Java hold diverse memories of the Darul Islam rebellion and its leader Kartosuwiryo

Keeping Bali strong?

Hindu-Muslim tensions have mounted, but not to boiling point

Hubs and wires

Internet use in Indonesian NGOs is strengthening civil society

Chinese, Muslim and proud of it

The Chinese Muslim community in Surabaya even has its own mosque

The tragedy of May 1998

Glodok: A photo essay

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