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Indonesia Constitutional Court

Indonesia’s Constitutional Court Rejects Challenge to Controversial Election Ruling

Indonesia’s Constitutional Court Rejects Challenge to Controversial Election Ruling

By Sebastian Strangio
The October 16 ruling opened up a path for President Joko Widodo's eldest son to take part in the presidential election in February.

An Indonesian Constitutional Court Scandal and an Election in Jeopardy

An Indonesian Constitutional Court Scandal and an Election in Jeopardy

By Aisyah Llewellyn
An October 16 ruling by the Constitutional Court could reshape the upcoming presidential contest, and even the future trajectory of Indonesian democracy.
Indonesian Chief Justice Dismissed for ‘Serious’ Ethics Violation

Indonesian Chief Justice Dismissed for ‘Serious’ Ethics Violation

By Sebastian Strangio
Anwar Usman should have recused himself from a Constitutional Court ruling that allowed President Joko Widodo's son, his nephew by marriage, to run in next year's presidential election.

Indonesia’s Constitutional Court to Investigate Ethics Complaints Regarding Election Ruling

Indonesia’s Constitutional Court to Investigate Ethics Complaints Regarding Election Ruling

By Sebastian Strangio
Complainants allege that last week's ruling, which paved the way for President Joko Widodo's 36-year-old son to run in next year's election, was politically motivated.

Indonesian Court Throws Out Bid to Change Electoral System

Indonesian Court Throws Out Bid to Change Electoral System

By Sebastian Strangio
The decision ensures that next year's presidential election will proceed according to schedule, under the existing electoral rules.

Indonesian Court to Rule on Petition Seeking Change to Electoral System

Indonesian Court to Rule on Petition Seeking Change to Electoral System

By Sebastian Strangio
A number of politicians have petitioned the Constitutional Court to change from open-list proportional voting to a closed-list system.

Awards for Indonesian Judges Raise Conflict of Interest Questions

Awards for Indonesian Judges Raise Conflict of Interest Questions

By Richard Borsuk
The awards, along with recent high-level corruption arrests, have spurred a rare discussion of conflict of interest in Indonesia.
Indonesia's Jokowi Seals Second Presidential Term After Court Battle

Indonesia's Jokowi Seals Second Presidential Term After Court Battle

By Stephen Wright and Niniek Karmini
A much-awaited constitutional court ruling cements Jokowi's second term following elections earlier this year.

Indonesia's Subianto Officially Challenges His Presidential Loss

Indonesia's Subianto Officially Challenges His Presidential Loss

By Stephen Wright and Niniek Karmini
The legal challenge to Jokowi’s re-election makes big claims, but is weak on proof.

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