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2020/10/06 | Randy Mulyanto

'The Jakarta Method' Tells of US Role in Indonesian Massacre

“Most people know very little about Indonesia, and almost nothing about what happened in 1965-66 in that archipelago nation.” 'The Jakarta Method' retells one of Indonesia’s most significant yet controversial chapters in history, holding Washington accountable for one of its worst atrocities.

2019/07/15 | Mongabay

Indonesian Citizens Sue Government Over Severe Air Pollution

A group of citizens is suing the Indonesian government over the world's filthiest air quality.

2018/10/29 | TIME

INDONESIA: Lion Air Plane Crashes Into Sea With 189 People On Board

Search and rescue operations are underway after the crash, which serves as another blow to Indonesia's dismal aviation safety record.

2018/01/23 | Febriana Firdaus

Will Indonesia Finally Move Its Capital?

The clogged city of Jakarta has been on the chopping block for decades.

2017/08/03 | Gustav Brown

Old Power Re-Emerges in Indonesia

What appears to be the emergence of a new religious politics in Indonesia is, in reality, the re-emergence of an old power apparatus — that of the New Order deep state.

2017/06/14 | Amalinda Savirani

Jakarta Still Belongs to the Oligarchs

Persistent urban issues such as land, environment and spatial planning has both reflected and reproduced spatial inequality among social classes.

2017/05/16 | Camely Arta

Rampant Sexual Harassment in Jakarta Factories - New Doco Reveals

In the 22-minute documentary, a former female worker spoke about the prevalence of sexual harassment in Jakarta factories.

2017/04/27 | Jeffrey Hutton

Coldplay, Ahok and Fixing Jakarta

To make progress in Jakarta, it won’t be enough to simply say: 'I will fix you.'

2017/04/23 | Timo Duile

Reactionary Islamism in Indonesia

At the end of 2016, two large demonstrations organized by reactionary Muslim groups took place in Jakarta. The protesters called for the arrest of the Christian Governor of Jakarta, Basuki Purnama, an ethnic Chinese man commonly referred to as Ahok, whom they accused of blasphemy.

2017/04/18 | Edward Aspinall

Sectarian Schisms to Decide Jakarta’s Election?

If ethnic and religious sectarian politics push Ahok’s opponent over the line, it would bode poorly for the future of Indonesia’s pluralistic democracy.

2017/02/20 | Jeffrey Hutton

The Heart of the Matter in Jakarta

The silver lining from Wednesday’s results is that Ahok, an ethnic Chinese, was on the ballot at all, writes Jeffrey Hutton in Jakarta.

2017/02/16 | Liam Gammon

Jokowi’s Stake in Jakarta’s Gubnatorial Race

After the results of the polls yesterday, Ahok and Anies will compete in a runoff election in April. An Ahok victory was and is Jokowi’s ideal scenario

2017/02/02 | The Japan Times

OPINION: Indonesia’s Critical Tolerance Test

The turmoil surrounding Jakarta's governor is a test of Indonesia's democracy and its commitment to a tolerant and open form of Islam.

2017/01/04 | Jeffrey Hutton

From Turning Tricks to Stomping Kickflips in Jakarta

Park life in the slums: Why the problems facing the controversial Jakarta governor could hurt the city’s skateboarding community.