Joko Widodo

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
Indonesia elections

Here’s What You Need to Know About Indonesia’s Massive Elections

Looks like the President Joko Widodo is set for another five years in charge.
David Gilbert
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

Massive Relief Efforts Underway In Indonesia After Quake Shakes Lombok

Nearly 100 were reported dead in a magnitude 7.0 earthquake.
VICE Staff
8.6.18
Stuff

Do Indonesians Agree With Their Government’s Plan to Castrate Pedophiles?

After a series of high-profile sexual abuse cases, Indonesia is on the verge of mandating chemical castration. We asked people around Jakarta for their thoughts.
Stanley Widianto
11.25.15
Stuff

A Look at Indonesian President Joko Widodo's Efforts to Stamp Out Corruption

He went into office promising to modernize Indonesia. How has he fared in his first 15 months?
Royce Kurmelovs
11.13.15
News

Black Sabbath's Guitarist Wants Indonesia to Spare Australians on Death Row

Tony Iommi has written a letter to Indonesian president and metalhead Joko Widodo asking for two Australian citizens to be removed from death row.
Mark Hay
3.5.15
Stuff

Some Portraits of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran

Over the past decade, Myuran Sukumaran painted countless portraits of those around him. We asked some artists to return the favour.
Julian Morgans
3.3.15
News

Jokowi's Motives are Being Questioned as Chan and Sukumaran Transfer for Execution

Indonesian president Joko Widodo has been accused of selectively choosing drug death statistics that have the greatest impact to serve his political aims.
Paul Gregoire
2.13.15
News

There are Continued Calls for Freedom as Villages Burn in West Papua

Two Indonesian officers were killed on January 1. Now West Papuans are collectively paying the price.
Paul Gregoire
1.27.15
Breaking News

Napalm Death Plea to Indonesian President to Spare the Lives of Condemned Bali Nine Smugglers

The UK grindcore kings ask for clemency for two Australians facing death by firing squad.
Noisey Staff
1.23.15
Breaking News

Napalm Death Plea to Indonesian President to Spare the Lives of Condemned Bali Nine Smugglers

The UK grindcore kings ask for clemency for two Australians facing death by firing squad.
Noisey Staff
1.23.15
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