Indonesia

Indonesia wants to criminalise same-sex relations

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has urged Indonesians to not move backwards on human rights.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Joko Widodo: Islam in Indonesia is moderate

Indonesia's president reflects on his three years in office and discusses claims of religious intolerance.

Environment

Indonesian tribes rally for land rights

Fearing extinction, tribes in Indonesia call on the government to protect their land rights.

Indonesian tribes rally for land rights

Indonesia

Indonesians rally against governor accused of blasphemy

Tens of thousands of Muslims gather in capital demanding Basuki Tjahaja Purnama be jailed for insulting the Quran.

Refugees

Indonesia blasts Australia for pushing back boat

Jakarta denounces detention and deportation of asylum seekers without any notification from Canberra.

Indonesia blasts Australia for pushing back boat

Counting the Cost

'Widodo is facing an uphill battle'

Rajiv Biswas, the chief economist for Asia Pacific at IHS, discusses Joko Widodo's first year as Indonesian president.

Counting the Cost

Joko Widodo: High hopes, grim reality?

We look at the Indonesian president's first year in power and his efforts to kick-start the country's flagging economy.

Indonesia

Indonesia rejects French death row inmate's last appeal

Court says it will not overturn President Joko Widodo's decision to deny clemency for drug offender Serge Atlaoui.

Indonesia rejects French death row inmate's last appeal

Death penalty

Executing drug dealers in Southeast Asia

Over the past decade some governments have abolished drug-related executions while others revived the death penalty.

Executing drug dealers in Southeast Asia

Sport

Indonesians rally for football league's restoration

Football fans want president to step in and overturn sport minister's decision to suspend the domestic league.

Asia Pacific

Indonesia informs foreign drug convicts of execution

Eight foreigners and one Indonesian notified they will face firing squad within days despite international condemnation.

Indonesia informs foreign drug convicts of execution

Asia Pacific

Indonesia rejects Australia's offer to save smugglers

Jakarta says offer to exchange prisoners with view to save lives of two Australians awaiting execution is not balanced.

Indonesia rejects Australia's offer to save smugglers

Health

Indonesia's ambitious social reforms launched

New social security programmes targeting tens-of-millions of the country's poorest are the largest in the world.

Indonesia's ambitious social reforms launched

Indonesia

Indonesia's President Widodo sworn in

Former furniture salesman faces political struggle as he becomes first leader not born into country's elite.

Asia Pacific

The quiet charisma of Joko Widodo

The Jakarta governor hopes to win Indonesia presidency by portraying himself as a fresh-faced man of the people.

The quiet charisma of Joko Widodo