Feb 27, 2020 Last Updated 11:37 PM, Feb 23, 2020

Human Rights

Leaving Indonesia

Leaving Indonesia
As this edition shows, the choices faced by those who leave Indonesia for work are anything but simple
Read more

Learning to lead

Learning to lead
Against the odds, Indonesian domestic workers have achieved real change in Hong Kong
Read more

Hunted communists

Hunted communists

Many of those accused of being communists fled to South Blitar after the Surabaya crackdown, only to become the target of the Trisula Operation in 1968

Read more

Sensitive truths

Sensitive truths

The exhumation of mass graves from 1965-66 is a fraught and dangerous business

Read more

Accomplices in atrocity

Accomplices in atrocity

The mass killings of 1965-66 in Indonesia were international, not just local, events - and the US played an important role

Read more

I'm still here

I'm still here

Forty-five years later, survivors are telling their stories about their suffering in detention 

Read more

Survival through slavery

Survival through slavery

Suspected communists who survived the killings of 1965-66 in South Sulawesi spent the next 20 years working for the military in an isolated jungle camp

Read more

Latest Articles

Natural farming in Yogyakarta

Feb 19, 2020 - DIMAS DWI LAKSMANA, WARDHA ANDRIYUNI & FUAD LANGGARA

/ Oktavianus Kurniadi Prasetyo

A new movement connects with nature and tradition to foster independent, environmentally aware farmers

Small island life

Jan 16, 2020 - MOHAMAD RACHMADIAN NAROTAMA

Javanese-born transmigration farmers cross from Ranai Island to Sedanau Island to sell vegetables on a daily basis / Narotma, 2017

Remote island communities are fighting for greater autonomy and more suitable, fair development

Lost Lasem

Jan 07, 2020 - VANIA DJUNAIDI

Tiongkok Kecil Heritage Lasem – Jl. Karangturi / Author

Photo essay

Pious bikies

Dec 19, 2019 - WASISTO RAHARJO JATI

Members circulate invitations through social media such as WhatsApp and Telegram/ Bikers Subuhan Jogja Facebook Group

Yogyakarta’s Dawn Prayer Bikers are converting an outlaw tradition into a prayer ritual

Fiction: Pasung

Nov 22, 2019 - MAYESTICA DE JONG

/ Andrea Star Reese for Human Rights Watch

  His gaze is fixated on an indeterminate spot behind me, his arms hang loosely by his sides. Wearing nothing but a pair of faded black shorts, his ribs and collar...

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