The Quality of Indonesia’s Democracy Keeps Declining
Edward Aspinall., Political Researcher, Australian National University:
The wave of student protests last September spurred adrenaline rush in Edward Aspinall. The Australian ‘Indonesianist’ who started his career in the 90s researching the Indonesian student movement did not see such a massive movement coming just months after the general elections.
Aspinall, 51, said there were common forces that drove the student movement in Indonesia throughout the history: freedom of expression and cor...