Political parties in Indokistan

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Federal State of Indokistan

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Politics and government of
Indokistan


History of political parties in Indokistan had spanned over years, starting from First Republic until the collapse of the Third Republic. Throughout its history, Indokistani political parties never had any significant influence over Indokistani politics.

Starting from 2013 reform, Indokistan applies non-partisan democracy and prohibit establishment of political parties, ended the history of Indokistani political parties.

First Republic

Indokistan was started with a diverse number of political parties that was established between October until November 2010. These political parties grown significantly, with many newly-registered citizens began to registering themselves to one of the political parties. In November 2010, Liberal Party and Socialist Party, failed to gain significant number of members, decided to merging themselves with the Communist Party, which brought significant support for the Communist Party.

Party name (Indonesian) Party name (English) Abbrev. Ideology Position End
Partai Nasional National Party PNI/NPI Indokistani nationalism centre Continued as United Republican
Partai Komunis Communist Party PKI/CPI Communism Left Continued as People's Social
Partai Islam Islamic Party PII/IPI Indokistani islamism Right Continued as Islamic Party
Partai Sosialis Socialist Party PSI/SPI Socialism Centre-left Merged with Communist Party
Partai Liberal Liberal Party PLI/LPI Liberalism Centre

Second Republic

Post-January Revolution

After the January Revolution reestablish Indokistani multi-party system, political parties began to reviving their activities, except for the Communist Party, that was banned in February 2011, but shortly after was allowed again. These political parties then participating on the only parliamentary election in March 2011, with victory for the National Party and equal number of seats for the Communist and Islamic Party inside the parliament.

In May 2011, political parties began to change their images, taking massive political development and consolidation as chance to establish their changes to attract supporters towards their political parties. National Party was changed to United Republican, and formerly-banned Communist Party was changed to People's Social Party. Islamic Party became the only political party to not to change their identity.

Party name (Indonesian) Party name (English) Abbrev. Ideology Position End
Partai Islam Islamic Party PII/IPI Indokistani islamism Right Merged to form United Peoples Party
Partai Sosial Rakyat Peoples Social Party PSR/PSP Socialism Left
Partai Persatuan Republik United Republican Party PPR/URP Indokistani nationalism Centre

Single-party period

United Peoples Party, the only party of Indokistan from June 2011 until June 2012

After the 2011 general election, and later during the formation of April cabinet, United Republican Party created a parliamentary coalition with the People's Social Party, which causing the Islamic Party to be the only opposition on the government. Furthermore, two representatives from the Islamic Party later deserted from their party, thus causing the Islamic Party to had only one representative.

This situation was heavily critisized by president Farhan Abdurrahman, accusing grand coalition causing government to run ineffective, and Islamic Party which only had one member as discriminative against religious community. He later addressed the parliament and urged all political parties to merge, which he wishes could end the issue. With all party leaders supported Farhan's stance, an agreement to unite all political party inside Indokistan was signed in 6 June 2011, thus forming the United Peoples Party, and causing Indokistan to adhere on single-party politics.

This situation was critisized by Los Bay Petrosian Nasakom Party member Indrawan Prasetyo in 8 June, on which he said that this system was in contrary to democracy, and showing that Indokistan enters a period of dictatorship. Indra even wrote that he ready to send an ultimatum against Indokistani government to end the single-party policy. His criticism later was countered by prime minister Nabil Ihsan, on which he said that this policy symbolizing Indokistani citizens unity to fulfill their political goal, and to end discrimination against religious community that was represented inside the parliament by the Islamic Party.

Post-Single-party period

In June 2012, Dacoen Barakstani leader Tian Abdurrahman filed a registration ticket for his new political party, Islamic Development Party. Tian with his fellow Barakstani Susi Sopiani became the first members of the party. The new party immediately approved, and marked the end of single-party Indokistan and hegemony of United Peoples Party inside Indokistani government. Despite of that, Islamic Development Party never had parliamentary seats before its disbandment in August 2012 during the Emergency Government authority.

Party name (Indonesian) Party name (English) Abbrev. Ideology Position End
Partai Persatuan Rakyat United Peoples Party PPR/UPP Social democracy
Catch-all
Centre-left Neglected because of Emergency Government
Partai Pembangunan Islam Islamic Development Party PPI/IDP Barakstani interests
Islamism
Right

Federal Republic and Third Republic

With Emergency Government rendered all previous political parties obsolete, new Federal authority planned to establish new political party system as a way to rejuvenate national politics after the Emergency Government. On this period, political parties was established based on their constituent states. This system survives until the collapse of the Third Republic.

Immediately after their registration was approved by Federal authority, these parties immediately planned a "National Consensus" in November 2012, despite continuous delay. It was a convention of all parts of Indokistani federal government to consolidate Indokistani federal republic, political parties were expected to influence the outcome of the consensus. These parties were also expected to participate on the proposed general election that was scheduled to be held in January 2013.

Party name (Indonesian) Party name (English) Abbrev. Constituent state Ideology Position End
Partai Demokrat Democratic Party PD/Dem Al Rasyid Darussalam Indokistani nationalism
Islamic democracy
Centre-right Disbanded during National Reform
Partai Bebek Duck Party PB/Duck Bobodolands Barakstan Barakstani interests
Islamic democracy
Anti-federalism
Right
Partai Solidaritas Solidarity Party PS/SP Central Indokistan Social democracy Centre-left

Provisional Government

After the collapse of the Third Republic, Indokistani authority sees the moment as the right time to establish major changes inside Indokistan, which was responded by immediately set a new provisional government in order to establish reforms, particularly inside the country political system.

Indokistani national reform program was started in January 2013, with its first decision was to establish Indokistan as a presidential, direct democratic, and non-partisan country. This decision ultimately led into the end of political party system inside Indokistan, as government explicitly declares its prohibition on establishing political parties after that period. As several of political parties dissolution goes unannounced, the government also decided that previous political parties that was neglected before the period, will be immediately disbanded on that decision.