Sep 22, 2020 Last Updated 7:31 AM, Sep 18, 2020

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

In this issue

Indonesia today is a dangerous place primarily for Indonesians, not foreigners

Read more
Page 1 of 2

Latest Articles

A 150-year old obstacle to land rights 

Sep 18, 2020 - AHMAD DHIAULHAQ & WARD BERENSCHOT

Protestors calling for land reform, Jakarta, September 2019 / Dhemas Reviyanto / ANTARA FOTO

The Dutch colonialists adopted the concept of domein verklaring (domain declaration) to claim control over a large part of Indonesia’s land. This act lives on in modern-day Indonesia, causing conflict...

Thoughts for Lance Castles

Sep 14, 2020 - ANTHONY REID

Lance Castles, painted by Yasin Tiar in 1999

Obituary: Remembering Lance Castles (1937–2020)

Sep 13, 2020 - MARGARET KARTOMI et al

Lance in a seminar in Jakarta / TEMPO/NIHIL PAKURIL

Book Review: Man of Contradictions

Sep 07, 2020 - MARCUS MIETZNER

 / @jokowi Instagram

Photo Essay: From the field

Sep 07, 2020 - GIULIA ZANINELLI

 / Author

Be there! Exploring small oil palm plantations from Riau (not Europe)

Subscribe to Inside Indonesia

Receive Inside Indonesia's latest articles and quarterly editions in your inbox.

 


Lontar Modern Indonesia

Lontar-Logo-Ok

 

A selection of stories from the Indonesian classics and modern writers, periodically published free for Inside Indonesia readers, courtesy of Lontar