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Civil Society Urges President to Respond to Democracy’s Setback

JAKARTA – Amnesty International Indonesia Director Usman Hamid said the quality of Indonesia’s democracy had declined. This condition is marked, among others, by the threat of freedom of expression, the weakening of accountability institutions, and the polarization that occurs among the public. Usman urged President Joko Widodo to respond to …

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Southeast Asia Concerns Respond to Australian Submarine Procurement

The formation of the cooperation between Australia, Britain and the US or AUKUS, which agreed to procure a nuclear-powered submarine for Australia has raised concerns from the Indonesian government. However, according to Australian and US observers, AUKUS’s move has actually offset China’s ambitions with its massive navy.

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