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Raising Naik: A resurgence of ethnoreligious sectarianism?

Pakatan Harapan's concessions on the Zakir Naik controversy illustrate the high cost of chasing the Malay vote

The desecration of corpses on 6 October 1976: who, how and why

Why did the perpetrators treat the bodies of the deceased so savagely—in public before thousands of eyes?

Indonesia’s pro-democracy protests cut across deep political cleavages

Bipartisanship and problems of representation in Indonesian politics.

Mapping the 1965-66 killings in Java

Infographics reveal new details about the anti-communist violence.

Will Canada take Myanmar to the ICJ for genocide?

Exploring possible paths to justice for crimes against the Rohingya.

Scrutinising Thailand’s 2019 annual military reshuffle

The annual military reshuffle shows a military leadership in transition.

Moving the capital: a future in Kalimantan?

The impact of relocating Indonesia’s capital on local and environmental politics.

What can ‘New Malaysia’ learn from the Bersih Movement?

Leaders’ roles as entrepreneurs of identity can help create inclusive campaigns.

Why the ‘Prayuth regime’ will fail to prevail

ทำไมระบอบประยุทธ์ไม่เข้มแข็ง: The "elected" military regime is not popular, nor can it guarantee the support of the armed forces

Twin authoritarianisms in Myanmar

Myanmar's symbiotic civil-military authoritarianism is the root of its political failures and its ethnic tensions.

A small hope: the extension of the Tatmadaw’s unilateral ceasefire

Despite recent attacks by the Northern Alliance, Myanmar's military has extended its unilateral ceasefire.

Jokowi-Prabowo political reconciliation as Javanese strategy

The underpinning politics between Jokowi and Prabowo reveals a deeper complexity within the Indonesian election.