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Six dead after election riots in Indonesia’s capital

Six dead after election riots in Indonesia’s capital

24-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

At least six people were killed as Indonesia’s capital erupted in violence when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of President Joko Widodo. [...]
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Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court

24-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to challenge the result in court Thursday as calm returned to the capital following a 24-hour [...]
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Indonesian protesters, police clash in second night of post-election unrest

24-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A clash between Indonesian security forces and protesters angry over the result of last month’s presidential election raged for a second night on Wednesday, turning [...]
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In brief: Indonesia cuts certain Instagram, WhatsApp services amid deadly riots

24-May-2019 Intellasia | Techinasia | 6:00 AM

* The Indonesian government restricted the use of social media apps WhatsApp and Instagram following a series of deadly riots, CNN Indonesia reports. * The temporary [...]
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Indonesian troops flood Jakarta streets after post-election riots

24-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands Indonesian troops were deployed on the streets of the capital Jakarta Thursday, as a deadline approached for a presidential challenger to file an appeal [...]
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Indonesian capital tense after overnight election clashes

Indonesian capital tense after overnight election clashes

23-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 8:35 AM

Indonesian police said Wednesday they were probing reports that at least one demonstrator was killed in clashes that broke out in the capital Jakarta overnight after a rally [...]
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Indonesian police arrest at least 20 amid post-election violence

Indonesian police arrest at least 20 amid post-election violence

23-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 8:13 AM

Six people died in civil unrest that gripped parts of Jakarta on Tuesday night after the election commission confirmed that President Joko Widodo won last month’s [...]
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Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds after Indonesia confirms president’s re-election

Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds after Indonesia confirms president’s re-election

23-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results showed President Joko Widodo had been [...]
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Indonesia’s re-elected president Joko bucks trend for strongmen

23-May-2019 Intellasia | New York Times | 6:00 AM

Ruler of world’s largest Muslim population obsesses over subjects that are ‘not sexy’ The woman threw herself on the road in front of the motorcade, forcing [...]
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Indonesian troops on alert as Widodo wins more than half of votes

23-May-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Country fears civil unrest as rival campaign complains of cheating in general election Heavily armed troops are on high alert in Indonesia amid fears of civil unrest after [...]
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Indonesia calls on palm oil industry, obscured by secrecy, to remain opaque

23-May-2019 Intellasia | Mongabay | 6:00 AM

Environmental activists in Indonesia have denounced a recent call by the government to keep data about oil palm plantations out of the public’s reach. Citing reasons [...]
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Indonesia presidential challenger says does not accept election result

Indonesia presidential challenger says does not accept election result

23-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto said on Tuesday he did not accept official election results giving President Joko Widodo a second term because he believed [...]
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French drug smuggler sentenced to death in Indonesia

22-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia on Monday sentenced a French drug smuggler to death by firing squad, in a shock verdict after prosecutors had asked for a long prison term. The three-judge panel in [...]
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Indonesian ex-police brigadier says he was fired for being gay

22-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A former Indonesian police brigadier has filed a complaint to the human rights commission claiming he was fired for being gay, his lawyers said on Monday, in what could be a [...]
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Indonesia’s Joko Widodo re-elected president as rival cries foul

22-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of soldiers fanned out across Jakarta on Tuesday as unexpectedly early results in Indonesia’s election showed Joko Widodo was re-elected leader of the [...]
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