Indonesia presidential election 2019
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.
Powerful Photos From Indonesia's Post-Election Protests
Scenes from two days of protest and violence on the streets of Indonesia's biggest city.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
'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.
'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.