June 26, 2020
The Complicated Politics of Chinese Workers in Indonesia
By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Dikanaya Tarahita
The new wave of Chinese migrants has ignited criticism among many segments in Indonesian society – including Chinese Indonesians.
May 13, 2020
What Do the May 1998 Riots Mean for Young Chinese Indonesians?
By Antonia Timmerman
With handed-down memories, Generation Z tries to answer a question from the past.
May 04, 2020
How COVID-19 Is Reshaping Terror Threats in Indonesia
By Ulta Levenia and Alban Sciascia
Ramadan is always a prime time for JAD to conduct terrorist attacks. How will the pandemic affect that trend?
January 22, 2020
Ringing in Chinese New Year in Indonesia
By Agoes Rudianto
The festival of Grebeg Sudiro celebrates ethnic Chinese heritage in Indonesia, where such celebrations were banned under Suharto.
May 10, 2018
Foreign Workers Under Fire Ahead of Indonesian Presidential Election
By Aisyah Llewellyn
Employing foreigners is a topic that divides the nation, making it the perfect campaign issue.
January 23, 2014
By Justin McDonnell
The Diplomat’s Justin McDonnell spoke with Joshua Oppenheimer, the director of the acclaimed documentary The Act of Killing, a film that looks at the genocide in Indonesia in 1965-66, largely through the eyes of the perpetrators.