A’an Suryana

Dr A’an Suryana is a Visiting Fellow at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.

Articles by A’an Suryana (6)

Gus Baha: Rising Star Challenging Islam’s Conservative Establishment

A'an Suryana

His style might appeal less to social media users, but Ahmad Bahauddin Nursalim has gained a following in Indonesia for his intellectual capacity.

Syekh Ali Jaber

The Death of a Young, Moderate Charismatic Preacher

A'an Suryana|Norshahril Saat

Syekh Ali Jaber had become a surprise force for moderate Islam in Indonesia.

Indonesian Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Edhy Prabowo

KPK’s Arrest of Edhy Prabowo

A'an Suryana

KPK’s arrest of a prominent minister is promising for KPK but not for the accommodation between President Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto.

To Ban or Wear: The Niqab in Indonesian Public Offices

A'an Suryana|Nur Syafiqah Mohd Taufek

The central government’s proposal to ban the niqab in Indonesian public offices faces pushback from local political leaders and various quarters of the country’s Muslim community.

State Capture and Indonesia’s Justice System: A Mountain to Climb

A'an Suryana

Indonesia recently witnessed a saga involving a high-profile fugitive who received substantial privileges from the public service while he was on the run. Such instances of state capture remain a chronic problem in Indonesia.