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.
Thanks to FIFA and National Politics, Indonesian Soccer is a Giant Mess
Politics, bad business, and FIFA meddling continue to keep the world's fourth largest country from attaining a decent soccer infrastructure.
Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran Could Face Firing Squads as Early as Tuesday
Time appears to be running out for Australia's convicted drug smugglers on death row in Indonesia.
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.
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.
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.
Joko Widodo is Indonesia's Reformist President-Elect
Indonesia's reformist president-elect, Joko Widodo, already faces challenges after being declared the winner late Tuesday night. His rival, Prabowo Subianto, plans to file an appeal alleging widespread fraud in the bitterly fought race.
Earth's Largest Single Day Election Is Happening Today
With 186 million voters, 235,000 candidates, three time zones, across over 17,000 islands, it's a pretty big operation.
Joko Widodo Loves Napalm Death, Devil Horns, and Sticking Up for the Little Guy
With Indonesia’s Presidential election set for July, one man’s popularity is blowing all other candidates out of the water.