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April 16, 2021

New Mandala - April 16, 2021

[The following text is also forthcoming in Indonesian with Forum 100 Ilmuwan Sosial Politik LP3ES.]

April 15, 2021

New Mandala - April 15, 2021

[The following text is also forthcoming in Indonesian with Forum 100 Ilmuwan Sosial Politik LP3ES.]

July 28, 2020

Arah Juang - July 28, 2020

On Monday July 27 in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta, SOLIDER (People's Solidarity for Democracy) held a commemoration of the Kudatuli affair (the July 1996 riots), which was a man

July 18, 2019

Kabar 24 - July 18, 2019

Rustam Agus, Palu (Bisnis) – The Central Sulawesi branch of the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) has declared that pushing for the formation of an alternative political par

CNN Indonesia - July 18, 2019

Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) plans to form a political party, the Indonesian Green Party, and make the issue of the environment its main political agenda.

April 5, 2019

Detik News - April 5, 2019

Pradito Rida Pertana, Bantul – Taking place at the offices of the Indonesian Legal Aid and Human Rights Association (PBHI) in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta, a group of activists

February 19, 2019

Tribune News - February 19, 2019

Tondano – District police officers have "secured" protesters from the Student Struggle Centre for National Liberation (Pembebasan) who were holding a rally at the God Bless Minahasa Pa

February 18, 2019

Gatra.com - February 18, 2019

Chen Toisuta, Ambon – Scores of student from the Student Struggle Centre for National Liberation (Pembebasan) and the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) have called on the public not to vot

February 17, 2019

Lentera - February 17, 2019

Rabul Sawal – Scores of students from the 2019 (Bourgeois) Election Boycott Committee (Komite Boikot Pemilu (Borjuis) 2019), held a protest action rejecting the 2019 presidential and l

May 22, 2018

Pembebasan Ternate - May 22, 2018

Ternate – The group 20 Years of Reformasi, Win Freedom, Equality and Prosperity Committee (Komitmen) held a campaign action commemorating 20 years of reformasi in front of the Gamalama

May 1, 2018

KOMITMEN May Day Statement - May 1, 2018

20 years of reformasi: A reminder of the need to win what has yet to be achieved by reformasi – freedom, equality and prosperity.

April 29, 2018

Arah Juang - April 29, 2018

On April 19-20, representatives from some 42 organisations gathered in Jakarta to take part in the People's Movement Conference (KGR).

June 1, 2014

Marxist Left Review - June 2014

Degeneration of the vanguard from the anti-dictatorship period

June 1, 2010

International Viewpoint - June 2010

Alex de Jong – Twelve years after one of the bloodiest military regimes worldwide ended, the radical left still faces a hard struggle in Indonesia.

January 23, 2010

Asia Pacific Solidarity Network News Release - January 23, 2010

A new alliance or united front organization was formed in January in Indonesia to fight the current neo-liberal policies of the Indonesian government.

November 1, 2009

Direct Action - November 2009

James Crafti – As workers filed out from their shift at the Buana factory in western Jakarta, they were greeted by members of the Solidarity Alliance for Workers Struggle (GSPB) who han

IndoPROGRESS - November 1, 2009

The Second National Unity Cabinet has finally been formed. For those who had been eagerly tinkering around with possible elite political constellations, many were shocked.

December 6, 2008

May 14, 2008

Max Lane - May 14, 2008

Over the last few days good news has come in on the formation of a new Left united front formation, called the National Liberation Front (FPN).

May 1, 2008

Max Lane - May 2008

May 21 will mark the tenth anniversary of the fall of the dictator Suharto.

August 27, 2007

Kompas - August 27, 2007

Jakarta – The poor in this country must be able to rise up themselves, self-reliantly and demand their rights that the state guarantee their prosperity.

May 23, 2007

Suara Pembaruan Daily - May 23, 2007

The national liberation of the people of Latin America, which has been inspired by the people's struggle in Venezuela led by President Hugo Chavez, should be able to inspire similar met

April 4, 2007

Liputan 6 - April 4, 2007

Jakarta – There was once a period when rival ideologies were deep and prevalent across this land. At that time political ideologies became the supreme commander.

Green Left Weekly - April 4, 2007

Max Lane – On March 28 and 29, a series of rightist mobilisations took place in Jakarta, including a 500-strong mobilisation aimed at disrupting a march and rally organised by the Natio

October 1, 2006

International Viewpoint - October 2006

At the end of November, a new broad, left party will hold its founding congress in Indonesia.

May 19, 2006

Kompas - May 19, 2006

Solo, Kompas – The disagreement between the progressive-revolutionary forces that exist in Indonesia must be ended immediately.

March 1, 2006

Green Left Weekly - March 1, 2006

Max Lane – The application for asylum by 43 West Papuan political activists and their families, who arrived on Australia's Cape York peninsula in January after a five-day voyage on a ri

August 4, 2004

Green Left Weekly - August 4, 2004

Max Lane – On July 27, outside the office of the Jakarta governor, scores of civil service police – the governor's security corps – attacked a peaceful demonstration as it was dispersin

September 18, 2003

Kompas Cyber Media - September 18, 2003

Heru Margianto, Jakarta – A number of political and economic figures launched a new political organisation at the Hotel Aryaduta, Jakarta, on Thursday September 18.

December 11, 1998

July 1, 1998

In Defence of Marxism - July 1, 1998

In July we interviewed Muhammad Ma'ruf, chief-editor of Pembebasan-Liberation, paper of the Indonesian PRD.

July 1, 1994

Links Magazine - July-September 1994

This article originally appeared in Links - International Journal of Socialist Renewal, Issue #2, July-September, 1994