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Media Kerja Budaya

This Indonesian-language quarterly magazine of art criticism and social commentary has been publishing in Jakarta since 1994. Selected articles for each issue are now available online. Also on the website are the texts of pamphlets concerning the economic crisis and the resolution of past human rights abuses.

www.kerjabudaya.org

Sanggar Akar

A home and arts center for street children in Jakarta now has a home on the web. The website explains their activities, such as a yearly concert, and their Paulo Freire-inspired philosophy of education, in English and Indonesian.

www.geocities.com/sanggarakar

Monitoring of Ad Hoc Human Rights Court for East Timor

The non-governmental organization Elsam has been carefully monitoring the progress of the Indonesian government’s ad hoc court for trying military and civilian officials deemed responsible for the killings and scorched operation in East Timor in 1999. Elsam has issued seven detailed reports on the trials, such as those of Abilio Soares and Eurico Guterres. Also available on the website are some of the court documents.

www.elsam.or.id

Inside Indonesia 73: Jan - Mar 2003

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Indonesia today is a dangerous place primarily for Indonesians, not foreigners

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Latest Articles

Essay: Getting to know you through a pendopo

Nov 13, 2017 - DUNCAN GRAHAM

A look at the journey and contribution of a longtime Australian teacher and researcher of Indonesian Studies

When a history seminar becomes toxic

Nov 02, 2017 - SASKIA E WIERINGA

Attacks on a meeting of survivors of 1965 and their supporters at the offices of the Legal Aid Institute in Jakarta in September 2017 do not bode well for human...

Facing history

Oct 18, 2017 - ELSA CLAVE & ANDY FULLER

Credit: http://www.tribunal1965.org

A witness account of the 2015 International People’s Tribunal on 1965

Review: The ideology of the family state

Oct 06, 2017 - DAVID REEVE

David Reeve reviews David Bourchier’s important contribution to understandings of political thinking in Indonesia

Footy, culture and finding community

Sep 26, 2017 - ANDY FULLER

A group of young Australians and Indonesians in sporting gear smile around the camera.

Indonesians are bonding more deeply with Melbourne, through football and the Krakatoas

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