Feb 04, 2023 Last Updated 3:56 AM, Jan 31, 2023

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Election sale

A new parliamentarian discovers shocking truths

Travels of a doctor

A doctor goes to work in a remote community in Flores

Riding PELNI

Jesus tattoos, karaoke and the bearded cleric — welcome aboard!

Living in peace

The village of Oelua proves that Indonesians can live with difference.

People in between

There is no home and no justice for failed asylum seekers.

Teacher and Friend

A younger writer remembers Pramoedya’s influence on his own life and work.

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