Jun 14, 2024 Last Updated 8:34 AM, May 27, 2024

Society

Ahmadiyah dispute intensifies

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

Frying the wires, freeing the waves

Grassroots organisations in Indonesia are building communication media from the most basic of utensils

Hubs and wires

Internet use in Indonesian NGOs is strengthening civil society

Editorial dependence

Owners exert their sway in Indonesian newsrooms, but journalists soldier on

Second-class citizens?

Poverty and mobility mark the neglected east

The Indie takeover

Independent record labels give the majors a run for their money

Filming ambiguity

Young Chinese Indonesian filmmakers examine questions of Chineseness

Empowerment through conversion?

Chinese Indonesians and the Pentecostal-charismatic movement

Chinese, Muslim and proud of it

The Chinese Muslim community in Surabaya even has its own mosque

The politics of Imlek

In contemporary Indonesia, Imlek is much more than a cultural celebration

The tragedy of May 1998

Glodok: A photo essay

Against the grain

Two Chinese-Indonesian women are role models for the younger generation

In memory of martyrs

A Chinese community constructs and preserves the memory of their loved ones, the victims of racial and political violence in Banyuwangi

Through a building darkly

The story of the Teochiu Huikuan building in Medan provides insights into Chinese Indonesians’ history of dispossession

Game of chance

Chinese Indonesians play asylum roulette in the United States

A new political animal?

Chinese Indonesians search for a political role in the new Indonesia

Learning from Malaysia's mistakes

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

Never Indonesian enough

State discrimination against the Chinese is a form of cultural violence

A common destiny

Challenges remain for Chinese Indonesians 10 years after reformasi

Chinese Indonesians ten years after reformasi

Chinese Indonesians reflect on their place in the new Indonesia

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