Adi Renaldi

Ricuh Pemilu 2019

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.
Adi Renaldi
5.24.19
LGBTQ

Asia's Newest Nation of Timor-Leste Is Fighting for LGBTQ Rights

The nation of Timor-Leste is predominantly Roman Catholic. Yet it’s leading a fight for LGBTQ rights in a part of the world where such rights are increasingly under attack.
Adi Renaldi
5.21.19
environment

Indonesia Is Home to the Most Climate Change Deniers in the World

Experts say the lack of education and focus on religion are reasons why many Indonesians don't believe in global warming.
Adi Renaldi
5.14.19
democracy

People Are Calling for the Disbandment of Indonesia’s Radical Islamist Group

The online petition demanding the government to refuse the Islamic Defenders Front's permit renewal is gaining traction. But is it enough?
Adi Renaldi
5.13.19
VICE Votes

Tribal Leaders, Not Individuals, Will Shape the Election in Papua

In remote villages in Papua, some Indonesians won't get to cast their vote on election day as tribal leaders represent them in a practice called 'noken'.
Adi Renaldi
4.15.19
News

It's Been Two Weeks Since the Lion Air Crash, Here's What We've Learned

Still so many unanswered questions.
Adi Renaldi
11.16.18
terrorism

Indonesia is Arresting More Terrorists Than Ever Before, and That's Creating a Huge Problem

Over-crowded prisons are about to get even more packed.
Adi Renaldi
8.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Nearly 300 Crocodiles Slaughtered in West Papua After Someone Got Eaten

Revenge killing.
Adi Renaldi
7.17.18
Design

Appreciating the Amazingly Tacky Aesthetics of 80s East Asian Pop Cassettes

Rediscovering the pastel-hued albums of yesterday.
Adi Renaldi
7.14.18
So Bored Today

'Pokémon Go​' Is Still a Big Deal in Indonesia

When die-hard players gotta catch 'em all, they mean it.
Adi Renaldi
6.19.18
terrorism

The Inside Story of JAD, Indonesia's Newest and Deadliest Terrorist Group

We dig deep and uncover everything we can about the organization behind the Surabaya bombings.
Adi Renaldi
5.31.18
terrorism

Social Media Is the New Front Line in Indonesia's War on Terrorism

The country can arrest terrorist leaders, but it can't silence their views online.
Adi Renaldi
5.29.18
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