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Attempt to Criminalize Extra-Marital Sex in Indonesia Fails
January 12, 2018
Attempt to Criminalize Extra-Marital Sex in Indonesia Fails
In a split decision, the Constitutional Court declined to criminalize extra-marital and gay sex.
Attempt to Criminalize Extra-Marital Sex in Indonesia Fails
Islam and Identity Politics in Indonesia
November 17, 2017
Islam and Identity Politics in Indonesia
Rising Islamic conservatism, especially among youths, is a worrying trend for Indonesia.
Islam and Identity Politics in Indonesia
Zon, Zen, and the Art of Mass Mobilization in Indonesia
November 10, 2017
Zon, Zen, and the Art of Mass Mobilization in Indonesia
Islamists have gained strength thanks to political support from Prabowo Subianto's allies.
Zon, Zen, and the Art of Mass Mobilization in Indonesia
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
April 21, 2017
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
Ahok's defeat says less about the rise of Islamism and more about the strength of entrenched political interests.
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
Jakarta’s Election Is Unraveling Indonesia
January 30, 2017
Jakarta’s Election Is Unraveling Indonesia
A potent mix of Islamism, anti-communism, and racial prejudice threatens to boil over.
Jakarta’s Election Is Unraveling Indonesia
Is Indonesia’s Vaunted Secularism Under Threat?
December 21, 2016
Is Indonesia’s Vaunted Secularism Under Threat?
Do protests against Jakarta's Chinese-Christian governor signal a turn toward Islam's far right?
Is Indonesia’s Vaunted Secularism Under Threat?
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