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.
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.
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.
Inside Indonesia 73: Jan - Mar 2003