Biography of the Author Deasy Simandjuntak

Deasy Simandjuntak

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  1. A man walks towards a ballot box to cast his vote in the governor election in Jakarta

    Commentary: Cards stacked against Jokowi in Indonesia's new political landscape

    The battle lines have been drawn in the lead-up to the country’s most hotly contested elections, as parties fight for Indonesia’s heart and soul, ...
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    Commentary: Why Anies Baswedan, a new governor with big shoes to fill, is echoing hardline sentiments

    The Jakarta governor’s mention of pribumi comes as a surprise for many and stirs apprehensions on his approach to pluralism, says ISEAS-Yusof ...
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    Commentary: Jokowi’s ban on radical groups and Pancasila’s uncomfortable past

    Discomfort over Jokowi’s ban on radical groups in the name of Pancasila arises because it harkens back to the harsher tactics of Suharto's New ...
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    Commentary: 1,000 days in office, growing intolerance may be Jokowi’s Achilles heel

    Notwithstanding strong performance on many fronts, curbing hardliners will still be the key challenge for Joko Widodo’s government. More than past ...
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    Commentary: Faced with a troubling blasphemy verdict, Ahok at least left Jakarta a legacy of reform

    The former governor had done a lot to improve the lives of ordinary Jakarta residents. But his blasphemy trial verdict sets a troubling precedence ...