Nov 27, 2022 Last Updated 3:31 AM, Nov 16, 2022

Photo Essay

Mixed messages

Election campaigning in highland Papua breaks all the stereotypes

Dancing against violence

Not even Mount Kelud erupting could stop Yogyakarta's activists from standing up against violence to women as part of One Billion Rising

Photo essay: Positive is negative

HIV/AIDS is posing an ever greater threat to the health and welfare of people in the highlands of Papua

Undercutting Kalimantan's future

Forest conversion in Kalimantan is a local, national and global concern

The addiction cycle

Photo-essay: Drug users in Jakarta are trapped in a deadly equation

Decorated for success

Photo essay: Competition leads to artistry and danger on the streets of Kupang

Symbols and signs

Photo-essay: PKS is often depicted as radical Islamist, but its members show evidence of ideological diversity

Graphic resistance

Photo-essay: Dissent and struggle are persistent themes of images adorning walls across East Timor

Down by the riverside - Kali Ciliwung

Photo-essay: some of Jakarta’s poorest inhabitants find both suffering and happiness on the banks of its main river

Down by the riverside - Kali Code

Photo-essay: Kali Code is the heart of a diverse and eclectic community

The tragedy of May 1998

Glodok: A photo essay

Demonstrating diversity

Photo-essay: Yogya’s community protests against the Pornography Bill

Faith, flags and festivities

Images of highlanders at home and abroad

Ten years of hoping and waiting

A photo essay about families of the disappeared

Political fashions

Timur Angin photo gallery

Sand rafts - a photo essay

Along the Opak River in Pundong, near Bantul, Yogyakarta, locals trade their sweat for a pile of sand.

Postcards from a wasteland

Despite being a scene of destruction and heartache, there is a strange beauty in the new landscape created in the wake of the Sidoarjo mud disaster.

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