On-the-ground studies find enormous variety and behaviour that often confound the conventional categorisations of religious type.
...there are grounds for doubting that counter-polarisation is the real reason for many recent political manoeuvres.
While observers might be surprised that Jokowi harboured despotic tendencies, never had he hid his stripes...The essence of the tragedy is the circularity of a flawed system and bad actors.
Recently introduced local regulations further narrow the space for reconciliation and human rights-based pluralism.
Displacement is a key contributor to the trajectories of “Muslim” politics around the region...
NU’s dependence on political influence will make it difficult to maintain neutrality and critique social and political problems.
Analysing the development of Filipino, Thai and Indonesian laws and policies for the achievement of the human right to a healthy environment.
In this webinar recording, meet extraordinary individuals sharing their experiences in mental health in Indonesia.
Speakers will examine the extent to which Indonesian women have achieved equality in a broad array of political, economic and social fields
The anti-traditional rule of the Darul Islam movement had a tremendous impact on indigeneity and the way that it is constructed today among the Duri
Research conducted in 50 schools revealed that schools have become the arena in which to disseminate radical ideology
The banning of FPI or any other “anti-Pancasila” group is not a shortcut to ending deep-seated discrimination against minorities.
Reports from Afghanistan and contemporary memory activism teach us that memories of trauma run deep, as the author and others have found among the Sulawesi survivors of DI/TI.
The loyalty of some Islamist groups to AQ, and by extension, the Taliban, is evident from the content posted on their respective affiliated websites and publications.
Bringing them home is the only option that addresses both the humanitarian and security aim of weakening Indonesian links to terrorist networks abroad.
Survey data points to a certain fragility in FPI’s support, but the longer-term consequences of banning of FPI may be a greater cause for concern.
Beyond future statehood, supporting the Palestinian right of self-determination should acknowledge they are best placed to shape their future.
Will the crackdown demonstrate the powerlessness of Islamists or serve as a unifying issue?
The Indonesian government's approach to Islamic outliers simultanesously marks them as dangerous and fails to protect the vulnerable from harm
The meaning of pluralism in NU cannot possibly have a single and monolithic meaning.
A reflection on the Jokowi and Prabowo campaign strategies and how they unfolded.
Extremist labels are being utilised to repress criticism, strong-arm opponents and silence challengers of the Indonesian government.