Ahok Not Transferred Following Prison Riot

November 13, 2017 cdn52347rw 0

Post Views: 95   Former Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, or better known as Ahok, was not affected by the prison riot that broke out at the Police Mobile Brigade (Brimob) Detention Center on Friday, November […]


Pancasila and The Problematic Blasphemy Law

June 13, 2017 cdn21jyu88 0

Post Views: 238   Indonesia is a multicultural country characterized by the coexistence of several different religions, which poses a potential for conflict. Indonesia claims to be a democratic secular state that does not support […]


Ahok, Sex and a Ghost Story of Democracy

May 25, 2017 cdn21jyu88 0

Post Views: 241   First things first, this title is inspired by the writer-activist Arundhati Roy’s non-fiction, Capitalism: A Ghost Story ( 2015 ), which unveils the dark side of Indian democracy. Through privatization and […]


Papuans Join Waves of Support for Ahok

May 15, 2017 cdn21jyu88 0

Post Views: 192   Thousands of citizens of Jayapura in Papua have joined waves of national and international support for the release of non-active Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama from detention as well as […]


Guarding Ahok’s Legacy

May 14, 2017 cdn21jyu88 0

Post Views: 211   The North Jakarta District Court’s decision to sentence inactive Jakarta governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama to two years in prison for blasphemy has sparked nationwide dismay, with many people believing the […]