Why do victims of human rights abuses support for Prabowo’s candidacy for President?
Elena Williams discovers that student politics in Yogyakarta aren't what they used to be.
Dan Slater argues that voters are facing a most fateful electoral decision
The campaign this week in social and mass media: NM Indonesia editors sat on fesbuk this week so you could at least get some work done.
How a Shia candidate used 'religious nationalism' to win in a majority Sunni electorate.
Bob Lowry asks where do the political preferences of the police and the military lie?
If a presidential candidate appears to punch someone, and no one talks about it, did it ever happen?
John Roosa explains how both Prabowo and Jokowi are advertising themselves as the legatees of Indonesia’s first President, Sukarno.
In a week dominated by news of Jusuf Kalla, here's four bits of news about the Indonesian elections that you may have missed...
There are some real ideological differences between the two presidential campaigns in 2014.
When standing for Indonesia's obscure second chamber of parliament, it helps to have a name beginning with A.
Indonesia's Constitutional Court is flooded with hundreds of challenges to the elections
Peter Carey’s ensnarement in the Prabowo campaign is a warning for us all, says Ed Aspinall. *Updated with added response from Peter Carey.
In post-conflict Timor-Leste, Prabowo’s candidacy is met with silence, not outrage, write Maj Nygaard-Christensen and Angie Bexley.
Indonesia's next president must address the problem of rising religious intolerance, says Andreas Harsono
The key to a good conspiracy theory is elegant simplicity. This one doesn't make the grade.
On the eve of the presidential nominations, Usman Hamid remembers the human rights records of the two likely presidential candidates.
Oxford historian Peter Carey responds to allegations of appearing in Prabowo campaign material.
It's what the presidential candidates are not talking about that worries Fitrian Ardiansyah.
Indonesia's first May Day holiday in decades was less about labour and more about presidential politics, write Teri Caraway and Michele Ford.
In Indonesia, there's more to a horse and dagger than would seem, writes Yogi Setya Permana.
On-camera meltdowns can be a good way for Indonesian politicians to project a reformist image and win some free publicity.