Recent controversial bills have awakened a student movement in Indonesia that resembles the iconic 1998 protests. Is the student voice of today as strong a political force as in 1998?
The MD3 law is the product of nervous politicians looking to escape the KPK’s net. In their escape, they are damaging Indonesian democracy.
Indonesia is in the grim of a mega corruption scandal over the introduction of electronic identification cards. The puts President Joko Widodo on shaky ground following one of the country’s biggest ever thefts of public funds.