Basuki Tjahaja Purnama

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama

Marketing morality in Indonesia’s democracy

Issues of inequality and injustice, and expressions of grievance against the status quo, are increasingly being framed by racial and religious identity in Indonesia, write Inaya Rakhmani and Vedi R. Hadiz The first anniversary of the largest religiously-driven mass demonstration in Indonesia has just been celebrated by some of the organisations that were its driving …

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Not just another local election

Candidates for the 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial election are gearing up for a poll that will have ramifications for national politics On 15 February 2017 Indonesia will once again hold local executive elections for governors, mayors and district heads. Of the 101 elections to be held simultaneously across the country that day, the most highly anticipated …

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