Jul 24, 2024 Last Updated 5:22 AM, Jul 16, 2024

Politics

Peace for Poso

Highlighting the state's role may help stop the Poso conflict

In this issue

Indonesia today is a dangerous place primarily for Indonesians, not foreigners

The Bali Bombing

Understanding the tragedy beyond al-Qaeda and Bush's 'war on terror'

The Endless Wait

Families of the Disappeared are Still Searching for Answers

Not Fade Away

A General of the Sukarno years criticises today's military

On the Waterfront

The Military Fleeces and Polices Port Workers

Putting the (Para)Military Back Into Politics

The taskforces of the political parties

Self-reliant Militias

Homegrown security forces wield great power in Lombok

The Model Militia

A new security force in Bali is cloaked in tradition

Doing Daily Battle

Street children face police and security guards

Brawling, Bombing, and 'Backing'

The Security Forces as a Source of Insecurity

What's Wrong With Freeport's Security Policy?

A report by a human rights organisation in West Papua

Security Disorders

Sending Troops is not Going to Solve Regional Conflicts

Stand your ground

A radio series gives voice to East Timorese stories of resistance to Indonesian occupation

Making peace newsworthy

Indonesian journalists attend a peace journalism training workshop in Manado

How to make peace

Civilians demand a part in Aceh's peace process

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

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