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April 22, 2019
Indonesia’s Election Is Over But Identity Politics Will Linger
By Benedict Rogers
Jokowi needs to make tackling intolerance a focal point of his second term.
April 11, 2019
The Natural Resource Oligarchy Funding Indonesia’s Election
By Ian Morse
Indonesia’s natural resource industry funds both campaigns – which may be why it remains free from debate.
February 21, 2019
What Did Indonesia’s Second Presidential Debate Reveal?
By Erin Cook
A look at some of the key issues addressed in the second in a series of debates leading up to Indonesia’s presidential elections.
January 30, 2019
Human Rights Overlooked as Indonesia's Presidential Election Nears
By Usman Hamid
Both candidates were largely silent on past and current human rights issues in the country.
January 26, 2019
Indonesia’s Ahok Out of Jail and Back in the Limelight Ahead of 2019 Elections
By Stephen Wright and Niniek Karmini
The ex-Jakarta governor, convicted of blasphemy, has been freed from prison just months ahead of presidential elections in April.
January 19, 2019
Indonesia President Jokowi to Free Radical Cleric Behind Bali Bombings
By Niniek Karmini
Abu Bakar Bashir, the spiritual leader of Jemaah Islamiyah, is due to be released next week.
December 19, 2018
Indonesia’s Year of Dithering Dangerously
By Kevin O'Rourke
Why did Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo skip the G-20?
December 01, 2018
The X Factors in Indonesia’s Presidential Race
By Ed Ratcliffe
Economy and religion could define Indonesia’s 2019 presidential elections.
August 23, 2018
Jokowi and Subianto Set to Duel Over the Economy
By Marcus Tantau
The battle for the Indonesian presidency looks set to turn on economic matters.
June 27, 2018
Why Indonesia's West Java Election Matters
By Erin Cook
The poll is being viewed as an early test of how Jokowi might fare in the general election next year.