Entries by Sana Jaffrey, https://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/author/sana/, Siswo Mulyartono, https://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/author/siswo/

Between persecution and prosecution: vigilantes, the state and the politics of offence

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After leading massive protests against former Jakarta Governor Basuki 'Ahok' Tjahaja Purnama, the past few months have seen the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) doggedly pursuing individuals who have criticised the organisation online. Sana Jaffrey and Siswo Mulartono look at the significance of this phenomenon and explain why is it likely to continue.

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