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January 12, 2021

Sydney Morning Herald - January 12, 2021

Ben Bland – Like many world leaders, Indonesian President Joko Widodo is hoping that 2021 will be a bounce-back year after a terrible 2020.

January 3, 2021

East Asia Forum - January 3, 2021

Liam Gammon – How do you oversee one of the world's worst outbreaks of COVID-19, ram through unpopular economic reforms during a recession and end up retaining the sort of approval rati

December 18, 2020

Fulcrum - December 18, 2020

Max Lane – As Covid year 2020 ends, so too does the first year of the second and final term of the presidency of Joko Widodo.

November 6, 2020

The Conversation - November 6, 2020

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Media Wahyudi Askar – It has been a rough first year for Indonesia's President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.

November 4, 2020

Jakarta Post Editorial - November 4, 2020

Jakarta – Both the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) and the local independent Humanitarian Team for Intan Jaya reached a more or less similar conclusion about the cause

September 29, 2020

Jakarta Post Editorial - September 29, 2020

Jakarta – In the last few years, Indonesia has entrusted its young diplomats with countering attacks predominantly from Pacific countries over alleged human rights abuses against Papuan

September 16, 2020

Nikkei Asian Review - September 16, 2020

Ben Bland – When Indonesian President Joko Widodo decided last year to pursue outlandish plans to build a new capital city in far-flung Kalimantan, advisers shook their heads in despair

September 7, 2020

Indonesia at Melbourne - September 7, 2020

Usman Hamid – "Islam is a religion of civilisation. Extremism and intolerance destroy civilisation.

September 1, 2020

Jakarta Post Editorial - September 1, 2020

Jakarta – For the umpteenth time since the two institutions broke up as part of sweeping reforms introduced to protect hard-won democracy 20 years ago, Indonesian Military (TNI) and Nat

August 22, 2020

Bloomberg News - August 22, 2020

Ben Bland – Indonesian President Joko Widodo isn't a great orator but the former factory owner has a knack for charming listeners with cute analogies.

August 11, 2020

August 1, 2020

Jakarta Post Editorial - August 1, 2020

Jakarta – Finally, long-time fugitive Djoko S. Tjandra could no longer evade arrest.

Scoop - August 1, 2020

A response to a statement from Jaleswari Pramodhawardani (Vice Deputy for Political, Legal, Security and Human Rights of the Presidential Staff Office) published by Antara News Jakarta

July 23, 2020

Jakarta Post Editorial - July 23, 2020

Jakarta – The shake-up of the government's Covid-19 task force was expected. The country has achieved little in its fight against the pandemic.

July 20, 2020

Jakarta Post Editorial - July 20, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesia's hard won democracy still allows for political dynasties to thrive, a fact resented by many following the euphoric regime change in 1998 for fostering the kind of

July 13, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 13, 2020

Teuku Faizasyah, Jakarta – Among my duties at the Foreign Ministry, spokesperson happens to be one of them.

July 9, 2020

Asia Pacific Report - July 9, 2020

Benny Wenda – For over 50 years, Indonesia has been promising West Papua "autonomy". Each time, underneath autonomy lies only bullets and killings.

June 27, 2020

Tempo - June 27, 2020

Jakarta – Chairman of the Synod of Indonesia Gospel Tabernacle Church (Kingmi) in Papua, Rev.

June 19, 2020

Tempo - June 19, 2020

Jakarta – The Government Regulation on the Public Housing Savings Program has sparked controversy. It adds to the burdens of workers and businesses.

June 18, 2020

Sydney Morning Herald - June 18, 2020

Veronica Koman and Ronny Kareni – Over the past few months, a terrible injustice has been playing out in Indonesia's legal system: 56 black political prisoners put on trial for treason

Tempo - June 18, 2020

Jakarta – The government must not continue its mistaken policies in Papua. Stop the violence and start the dialogue.

June 17, 2020

Tempo - June 17, 2020

Jakarta – President Joko Widodo may well give the excuse that the nomination of his son and son-in-law in elections for regional heads this December does not break any rules.

Asian today - June 17, 2020

By Umair Jamal

Is the conflict in West Papua worsening?

June 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 16, 2020

Meitilda Yaung, Darwin, Australia – The long history of systematic racism against African-Americans in the United States seems to have reached its breaking point over the last few week

June 15, 2020

World Socialist Website - June 15, 2020

Patrick O'Connor – The East Timorese government has widened the multi-party coalition on which it is based, securing the support of 41 out of the 65 parliamentarians.