Dec 07, 2023 Last Updated 1:42 AM, Dec 7, 2023

Politics

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

Peripheral problems

Indonesia’s decentralisation law is causing headaches in Dusun Belido

Labour loses - again

The elections show that Indonesian workers are not yet a major political presence

Another East Timor?

The long-running struggle for self-determination continues in Aceh

Munir (1965 -2004)

Munir’s death robbed Indonesia not only of a unique intellectual and activist, but of one of its brightest hopes for the future

Political humour

There’s more than subversion in Indonesian jokes

Islam and democracy!

The successful new party PKS is a moderate alternative to radical Islamism

The distraction is over

Elections do nothing to eliminate sources of social tension

Latest Articles

Apakah Prabowo “fit and proper”?

Dec 06, 2023 - PAT WALSH

Dari tiga pria yang mencoba menjadi presiden berikutnya Indonesia, satu orang menonjol, dan bukan karena alasan yang tepat.

Is Prabowo fit and proper to be Indonesia’s next president?

Dec 04, 2023 - PAT WALSH

Of the three men who seek to be Indonesia’s next president one stands out, and not for the right reasons.

Prabowo's record in need of review

Dec 01, 2023 - EDITOR

Letter to the Editor

Feminists and LGBT

Nov 24, 2023 - JULIA SURYAKUSUMA

Can they work together? Religious objections make it hard

Concerts for cash

Oct 27, 2023 - MICHAEL H. B. RADITYA

Indonesia has a plan to boost the economy through large-scale arts, cultural and sporting events, but are they ready?

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