Indonesia presidential election 2019

Election Violence

Riding Along With the People Saving Lives During the Jakarta Protests

The city's paramedics were stretched thin and fatigued, but still out there helping the injured.
Adi Renaldi
5.24.19
Photos

Powerful Photos From Indonesia's Post-Election Protests

Scenes from two days of protest and violence on the streets of Indonesia's biggest city.
VICE Staff
5.23.19
Election Violence

People Power? Not so Fast: Making Sense of Jakarta's Post-Election Chaos

Provocateurs, mysterious "commanders," and clashes in the streets of Central Jakarta—the protests and ensuing riots left us with more questions than answers.
Jonathan Vit
Arzia Wargadiredja
Adi Renaldi
5.23.19
Election Violence

Election Protests Enter a Second Day as Indonesia Reels From Late Night Riots

The police are calling the riots an orchestrated plot by paid provocateurs.
VICE Staff
5.22.19
VICE Votes

Indonesian President Jokowi Was Convincingly Re-Elected. Will He Now Push for Bolder Reforms?

Despite falling short on some promises, President Joko Widodo has been given a second term in office. Here’s what Jokowi should do to make more of a difference.
Ross Tapsell
4.18.19
VICE Votes

Here’s What One Anti-Voting Activist Did on Indonesia's Election Day

In Indonesia, not voting, or golput, is a way for the dissatisfied to make their voices heard.
Adi Renaldi
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
4.17.19
VICE Votes

Prabowo Declares Victory, but Quick Counts Tell a Different Story—Jokowi Wins

As polls close in a divisive election, similarities from the 2014 race continue to haunt Indonesia, suggesting the battle for the top spot is far from over.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
4.17.19
VICE Votes

Cheat Sheet: All You Need to Know About Indonesia's Elections

VICE explains the good, the bad, and the ugly about the 2019 presidential race.
VICE Staff
4.16.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Petty Man Forced Family Members Out of Their Graves In the Name of Politics

We knew Indonesia's upcoming election is going to be intense, but we're pretty sure no one saw this coming.
VICE Staff
1.15.19
DILDO

Indonesian Voters Want DILDO This Presidential Election

Ignore all the drama about this being a two horse race because DILDO is pulling ahead for a stunning upset.
Titah AW
1.9.19
mass confusion

'I’m Like a Lawyer Defending My Political Clients': A Profile of a Social Media Puppet Master

In the final part of "Mass Confusion," writer Adi Renaldi spends the day with a man who coordinates everything from the most-positive social strategies to the darkest of black campaigns.
Adi Renaldi
12.22.18
mass confusion

'This Is Pure Business. It Has Nothing to Do With Personal Politics': Inside the Hoax Industry

In part two of "Mass Confusion," journalist Adi Renaldi meets the people who create black campaigns and learns how a hoax goes from an operative's Twitter account to trending in a matter of minutes.
Adi Renaldi
12.21.18
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