Dec 14, 2018 Last Updated 7:39 AM, Dec 10, 2018

On the web

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

Radical theatre of the difabled

Nov 27, 2018 - IRFAN KORTSCHAK

The group during a rehearsal / Irfan Kortschak

Drawing upon the Theatre of the Oppressed, villagers with disabilities have an opportunity to express themselves

Essay: Contesting urban beauty in Jakarta

Nov 15, 2018 - JORGEN DOYLE & HANNAH EKIN

Source/ Doyle & Ekin  Wish images

Walking Jakarta’s northern coastline reveals communities experiencing disruptive and rapid change

Photo essay: Hope in the face of disaster

Nov 02, 2018 - MELANIE FILLER & TIM BARRETTO

Source/ Melanie Filler & Tim Barretto

Palu after the tsunami

Surviving while seeking asylum

Oct 26, 2018 - GEMIMA HARVEY

Hazara asylum seeker Shiringul first fled Afghanistan to Pakistan and then when the danger spread to Pakistan, she was forced to flee again, this time to Indonesia. She said the streets outside of Kalideres immigration detention centre were her best option. Source/ Gemima Harvey

A change in Australia’s asylum policy has denied refugees in Indonesia vital support

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