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May 28, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 28, 2024

Bella Evanglista, Jakarta – In his inaugural address, the Chairman of Gerakan Pemuda (GP) Ansor, Addin Jauharuddin, issued a strong statement pledging to defend President Joko "Jokowi"

May 13, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 13, 2024

Whisnu Bagus Prasetyo, Jakarta – GP Ansor, the youth arm of the Islamic organization Nahdlatul Ulama, is planning to gather all of its diasporas spread across 20 countries.

March 20, 2024

Fulcrum - March 20, 2024

Yanuar Nugroho – There is serious disquiet among Indonesia's civil society actors and academics, who support the two candidate pairs that lost last month's election.

May 22, 2023

Kompas.com - May 22, 2023

Nirmala Maulana Achmad, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD says that many civil society movements emerged during the era of reformasi – t

February 6, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 6, 2023

Wahyoe Boediwardhana and Fikri Harish, Surabaya/Jakarta – Inviting clerics from all over the world, Nahdlatul Ulama's central executive board is set to discuss the legitimacy of the Uni

January 26, 2023

Al Jazeera - January 26, 2023

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – Indonesia's philanthropy laws are in the spotlight after the head of a Muslim charity was found guilty of misappropriating $7.8m from a fund set up

November 22, 2022

Jakarta Post - November 22, 2022

Zack Petersen, Jakarta – Kopernik, arguably one of Indonesia's most impressive nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), typically has more than 20 different programs running at any time ac

November 20, 2022

Jakarta Globe - November 20, 2022

Solo – Haedar Nashir will serve a second term as the chairman of Muhammadiyah after the conclusion of Indonesia's second-biggest Muslim organization's national conference in the Central

November 18, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - November 18, 2022

Jakarta – Muhammadiyah, the largest modernist Islamic organization in Indonesia, will begin its 48th national congress today after two years of postponement as a result of the COVID-19

August 19, 2022

UCA News - August 19, 2022

A top leader of Timor-Leste's minority Muslim community has turned down an offer from a leading Indonesian Muslim group to open its branch in his Catholic-majority country, fearing it w

July 13, 2022

Fulcrum - July 13, 2022

Syafiq Hasyim – There are indications that the relationship between Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and the National Awakening Party (PKB) is tense.

March 8, 2022

Indonesia at Melbourne - March 8, 2022

Ahmad Syarif Syechbubakr – The swearing-in ceremony for the leadership team of Indonesia's largest Islamic organisation, Nahdatul Ulama (NU), under its new chair, Yahya Cholil Stafuq (o

January 18, 2022

Indonesia at Melbourne - January 18, 2022

Alexander R Arifianto – On 24 December 2021, Indonesia's largest Islamic organisation, Nahdlatul Ulama, concluded its 34th national congress (muktamar) in Lampung.

January 17, 2022

Fulcrum - January 17, 2022

Norshahril Saat, Syafiq Hasyim – Newly elected NU Chairman Yahya Cholil Staquf campaigned on a platform to depoliticise NU in the run-up to the next elections.

December 25, 2021

Straits Times - December 25, 2021

Arlina Arshad, Singapore – A well-regarded Islamic scholar hailed as a "symbol of the new generation" has been elected chairman of Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), Indonesia's influential Muslim g

December 24, 2021

UCA News - December 24, 2021

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Indonesia's largest Muslim organization, Nahdlatul Ulama, known for its moderate ideology, has elected a new chairman.

December 22, 2021

Antara News - December 22, 2021

Rangga P, Azis Kurmala, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) officially opened the 34th Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) Congress held at the Darussaadah Islamic Boarding School, Gun

October 29, 2021

Fulcrum - October 29, 2021

Aisah Putri Budiatri and Ahmad Najib Burhani – The largest Islamic organisation in Indonesia will hold its congress in December to elect its next chairman.

May 11, 2021

CNN Indonesia - May 11, 2021

Jakarta – The Indonesian police have stated that non-government organisations (NGOs) and human rights activists are inflaming the situation in Papua.

April 23, 2021

Jakarta Post - April 23, 2021

Jakarta – AM64, a group of Canisius College Catholic high school alumni in Menteng, Central Jakarta, has sent a congratulatory message to the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) youth wing organizatio

November 24, 2020

Kompas.com - November 24, 2020

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) has asserted that solidarity between civil society groups will not be split or divided by an attempt to

October 12, 2020

Indonesia at Melbourne - October 12, 2020

Moh Zaki Arrobi – As Covid-19 cases continue to climb across Indonesia, Jakarta and some other local administrations have reimplemented "large scale social restrictions" (PSBB) in an at

April 22, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 22, 2020

Bambang Muryanto, Yogyakarta – As citizens help low-income community members weather the COVID-19 outbreak, several civil society groups in Yogyakarta have reported police intimidation

March 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 15, 2020

Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – Indonesian humanitarian organization Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) has denied reports alleging it of sponsoring the recent deadly sectarian riots in the Indian

October 16, 2019

Coconuts Jakarta - October 16, 2019

Vice President-elect Ma'ruf Amin will not permanently step down from his role as the chairman of the Indonesian Ulema Council – the country's highest clerical body – even after he's sw

October 15, 2019

Jakarta Globe - October 15, 2019

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – The United States Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph Donovan met with leaders of Indonesia's second-largest Muslim organization Muhammadiyah in Jakarta on Tuesday

June 21, 2019

Jakarta Post - June 21, 2019

Nezar Patria, Oslo – Top Indonesian scholars have supported the nomination of Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and Muhammadiyah, Indonesia's two largest Islamic organizations, for the Nobel Peace

February 9, 2019

Jakarta Post - February 9, 2019

Aman Rochman and Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) – the largest Islamic group in the country which is now leading the war against religious extremism – was once consi

December 27, 2018

Jakarta Post - December 27, 2018

Depok – The police have detained 13 members of a mass organization in Banten on Wednesday who allegedly assaulted a member of the Mobile Brigade (Brimob) in Depok, West Java.

November 30, 2018

Jakarta Post - November 30, 2018

Bambang Muryanto and Kharishar Kahfi, Yogyakarta and Jakarta – Sunanto, the newly elected chairman of Pemuda Muhammadiyah, the youth wing of Muhammadiyah, the country's second largest M

September 12, 2018

Jakarta Post - September 12, 2018

Jakarta – The Betawi Brotherhood Forum (FBR) and Pancasila Youth (PP) have agreed to resolve their differences following brawls between their members at several locations on Tuesday eve

September 3, 2018

Jakarta Post - September 3, 2018

Jakarta – Fifteen NGOs plan to hold a conference on Oct. 8 to 10 ahead of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Meeting, to be held from Oct. 12 to 14 in Bali.

August 24, 2018

The Conversation - August 24, 2018

Elisabeth Jackson – A new regulation that makes it easier for the Indonesian government to contract social organisations to deliver services reflects a shift in the relationship between

August 8, 2018

New Mandala - August 8, 2018

Alex Arifianto – In a recent New Mandala article, Greg Fealy wrote about how Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), Indonesia's largest Islamic organisation, is moving away from its highly prized posit

July 11, 2018

New Mandala - July 11, 2018

Greg Fealy – At first glance, Indonesia's largest Islamic organisation, Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), has never been in a stronger position. It has a record number of members in cabinet.

June 5, 2017

Jakarta Globe - June 5, 2017

Jakarta – The majority of Indonesians oppose the Islamic State movement and Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia, or HTI – the local chapter of an international Muslim organization seeking to establish a theocr

June 2, 2017

Indonesia at Melbourne - June 2, 2017

Eryanto Nugroho – Coordinating Minister for Politics, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto set off a storm of both praise and condemnation when he announced on 8 May that the government would dissolv

May 31, 2017

Bangkok Post - May 31, 2017

Kyodo News – Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said in an interview published Wednesday that the government is considering the dissolution of more intolerant mass organizations, following i

Tempo.co - May 31, 2017

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo says that the government is currently studying the banning of several social organisations which are not in line with the state ideology Pancasila, threaten

May 19, 2017

Kompas.com - May 19, 2017

Fabian Januarius Kuwado, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has reaffirmed that the state ideology of Pancasila is the one and only ideology that is acceptable in Indonesia.

May 17, 2017

Jakarta Post - May 17, 2017

Safrin La Batu, Jakarta – A group of young Islamic preachers has called on the nation to walk hand in hand to oppose any campaigns that polarize people along religious or ethnic lines, including mo

May 15, 2017

Jakarta Post - May 15, 2017

Safrin La Batu, Jakarta – Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Wiranto said on Monday that any organizations that did not recognized the nation's founding principles of Panca

February 25, 2017

Jakarta Post - February 25, 2017

Haeril Halim, Jakarta – For President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, attending and opening a national meeting of Muhammadiyah is not usually included in his presidential commitments.

January 21, 2017

January 19, 2017

December 20, 2016

Jakarta Post - December 20, 2016

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has signed Government Regulation No.59/2016 to regulate mass organizations founded by foreigners.

December 14, 2016

November 30, 2016

Jakarta Post - November 30, 2016

Haeril Halim and Marguerite Afra Sapiie, Jakarta – Amid concerns about rising sectarianism that threatens the nation's commitment to pluralism, the government has said it may revise the 2013 Mass O

November 24, 2015

Jakarta Post - November 24, 2015

Pekanbaru – Hundreds of police and Army personnel conducted sweeps on Monday against South and West Sulawesi delegates of the 29th Indonesian Islamic Students Association (HMI) in Pekan