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The 2014 Indonesian Election: Explaining the Results

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Last week's parlimentary election did not boost the hopes of those seeking reform in Indonesia, argues Dirk Tomsa. This is a summary of his presentation to the University of Melbourne forum "The Indonesian Election: What Really Happened".

Half a century on, victims' voices haunt a democratic Indonesia

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Joko Widodo is seen as the most committed to human rights of Indonesia’s potential leaders, but what priority the next Government will give to dealing with the nation's dark history remains unclear, writes Katharine McGregor and Jemma Purdey.

Why didn't the 'Jokowi Effect' deliver as expected for PDI-P?

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Initial poll results from Indonesia have people questioning the 'Jokowi Effect', writes Dave McRae.

Election Day for the 'selfie' generation

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For many young voters, the pemilu on April 9 was a 'fun activity' full of selfies and cheap coffee, writes Lily Yulianti Farid, who reports on the mood from polling stations across the country.

Indonesians seek 'clean governance'

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Indonesian voters are looking for parties that can deliver clean governance, lower corruption and address popular welfare issues, said Tim Lindsey in an interview with ABC News 24 yesterday (link is external).

On the ground: "Foto Pemilu"

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Sofyan Syamsul, a photographer in South Sulawesi, shares snapshots at the #pemilu2014 polls from the city of Makassar, East Indonesia.

"Vote for qualified female candidates"

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Fronted by former President BJ Habibie, this ad calls for voters to consider female candidates in their voting considerations. The ad was produced by the Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection and funded by the UNDP.  

Women candidates: on the ballot, but still on the margins

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Under the law, quotas for female representation in Indonesia appear remarkably progressive. In reality, the political realm is still hard going for women, Lily Yulianti Farid explains.

"Jokowi's Plea"

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The presidential candidate from PDI-P, Jokowi, encourages people to exercise their voting rights on election day.

The 2014 Indonesian Election: Explaining the Results

, ,

Last week's parlimentary election did not boost the hopes of those seeking reform in Indonesia, argues Dirk Tomsa. This is a summary of his presentation to the University of Melbourne forum "The Indonesian Election: What Really Happened".

Half a century on, victims' voices haunt a democratic Indonesia

, ,

Joko Widodo is seen as the most committed to human rights of Indonesia’s potential leaders, but what priority the next Government will give to dealing with the nation's dark history remains unclear, writes Katharine McGregor and Jemma Purdey.

Why didn't the 'Jokowi Effect' deliver as expected for PDI-P?

, ,

Initial poll results from Indonesia have people questioning the 'Jokowi Effect', writes Dave McRae.

Election Day for the 'selfie' generation

, ,

For many young voters, the pemilu on April 9 was a 'fun activity' full of selfies and cheap coffee, writes Lily Yulianti Farid, who reports on the mood from polling stations across the country.

Indonesians seek 'clean governance'

, ,

Indonesian voters are looking for parties that can deliver clean governance, lower corruption and address popular welfare issues, said Tim Lindsey in an interview with ABC News 24 yesterday (link is external).

On the ground: "Foto Pemilu"

, ,
Sofyan Syamsul, a photographer in South Sulawesi, shares snapshots at the #pemilu2014 polls from the city of Makassar, East Indonesia.

"Vote for qualified female candidates"

, ,

Fronted by former President BJ Habibie, this ad calls for voters to consider female candidates in their voting considerations. The ad was produced by the Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection and funded by the UNDP.  

Women candidates: on the ballot, but still on the margins

, ,

Under the law, quotas for female representation in Indonesia appear remarkably progressive. In reality, the political realm is still hard going for women, Lily Yulianti Farid explains.

"Jokowi's Plea"

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The presidential candidate from PDI-P, Jokowi, encourages people to exercise their voting rights on election day.

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