Jan 27, 2022 Last Updated 1:11 AM, Jan 18, 2022

Obituary

Ong Hok Ham, 1933-2007

Intellectual, Chinese, atheist, gay - and wholly Indonesian

Dirk Samuel Ayamiseba (1912-2003)

Dirk Ayamiseba will be sadly missed by his family and all those who knew and respected this great Papuan leader

Twenty years of community

Inside Indonesia’s 20th anniversary celebrations go off with a bang!

Munir (1965 -2004)

Munir’s death robbed Indonesia not only of a unique intellectual and activist, but of one of its brightest hopes for the future

Semsar Siahaan (1952-2005)

An outsider to all establishments, even artistic ones, Semsar Siahaan is yet to be accorded his rightful place among the ranks of great Indonesian artists

Mochtar Lubis

Always controversial, Mochtar Lubis was one of Indonesia’s most respected journalists and best-known authors for over four decades.

Clifford Geertz

An eminent anthropologist, Clifford Geertz (1926–2006) influenced the work of those who followed.

Suharto (8 June 1921- 27 January 2008)

A career soldier who commanded a country.

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