Aug 20, 2018 Last Updated 4:06 AM, Aug 20, 2018

Natural Disasters

Smoking gun

The fires were no natural disaster, says JOKO WALUYO. The smoking gun is in the hands of plantation companies.

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Magic on fire

The fires are merely adding to the pressure on East Kalimantan's only national park. But ALEX RYAN also finds that nature lovers have won some battles to protect its beauty.

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Acehnese voices

As reconstruction moves into high gear, it’s time to listen to tsunami victims

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Latest Articles

The red thread

Aug 19, 2018 - MATTHEW WOOLGAR

Kontras

A recently uncovered report reveals how anti-communist paranoia stoked abductions of pro-democracy activists in the last days of the New Order

Obituary: The Danarto I knew

Jul 19, 2018 - SENO GUMIRA AJIDARMA

Review: A historical novel?

Jul 17, 2018 - GIORA ELIRAZ

Islam’s limited presence in Kurniawan’s novel Beauty is a Wound seems surprising given his cultural roots

Middle-path Islam

Jun 29, 2018 - MARK WOODWARD

An As’adiyah pesantren alumni group from Makassar, South Sulawesi: Mark Woodward

The vibrant force of As’adiyah is countering Islamic extremism and safeguarding ethnic and cultural identity

Review: Bicultural leader Siauw Giok Tjhan

Jun 18, 2018 - SASKIA E WIERINGA

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