Patrick Tibke

Patrick Tibke is a Jakarta-based writer and a recent graduate of the Southeast Asian Studies program at SOAS, University of London. His interests include politics, human rights, labour rights and drug policy.

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Could the Indonesian presidential election be “stolen”?

An unprecedentedly close contest in this year’s Indonesian presidential election is raising fears that ballot counting fraud, vote buying and other irregularities could result in a “stolen” victory for the...

Who’s who in Indonesia’s presidential election?

On Wednesday this week Indonesia will bear witness to an important milestone in its democratic history, as voters head to the polls for the country’s third ever direct presidential election.