Conservative traditions mean that most do not even have national ID cards.
Locals accuse government of indifference.
Most cases are never reported as they are resolved by tribal elders.
A low turn-out risks undermining the credibility of the outcome.
Locals complain of having to travel unreasonable distances for the chance to participate in upcoming polls.
People reluctant to even register to vote amid security threats and ongoing corruption.
Opioid pain medication proves popular among young female students.
Conflict deemed as un-Islamic by experts in Indonesia summit.
Killing took place on the country’s deadliest ever day for journalists.
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