Aug 13, 2022 Last Updated 8:00 AM, Aug 9, 2022

Politics

Meet Titi Irawati

An Indonesian human rights worker in East Timor

Born in the wrong era

Amidst globalisation, can East Timor still be a people's alternative?

Peace for Poso

Highlighting the state's role may help stop the Poso conflict

In this issue

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

The Bali Bombing

Understanding the tragedy beyond al-Qaeda and Bush's 'war on terror'

The Endless Wait

Families of the Disappeared are Still Searching for Answers

Not Fade Away

A General of the Sukarno years criticises today's military

On the Waterfront

The Military Fleeces and Polices Port Workers

Putting the (Para)Military Back Into Politics

The taskforces of the political parties

Self-reliant Militias

Homegrown security forces wield great power in Lombok

The Model Militia

A new security force in Bali is cloaked in tradition

Doing Daily Battle

Street children face police and security guards

Brawling, Bombing, and 'Backing'

The Security Forces as a Source of Insecurity

What's Wrong With Freeport's Security Policy?

A report by a human rights organisation in West Papua

Security Disorders

Sending Troops is not Going to Solve Regional Conflicts

Stand your ground

A radio series gives voice to East Timorese stories of resistance to Indonesian occupation

Making peace newsworthy

Indonesian journalists attend a peace journalism training workshop in Manado

How to make peace

Civilians demand a part in Aceh's peace process

Latest Articles

Essay: Divine rejeki! What a wonderful windfall

Aug 09, 2022 - NICHOLAS HERRIMAN, GREG ACCIAIOLI, MONIKA WINARNITA

How can you get rejeki? Like everything else about rejeki, the answer is something of a mystery.

Dorce Gamalama's burial and Indonesia's transgender traditions

Aug 02, 2022 - SASKIA WIERINGA

In contrast to the national motto ‘Unity in Diversity’ and its history of tolerance, Indonesian sexual  minorities are not respected

Fiction: The Turning Wheel

Jul 24, 2022 - PUTU OKA SUKANTA. KEITH FOULCHER (trans.)

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Fiction: Threads of Dignity

Jul 24, 2022 - PUTU OKA SUKANTA. KEITH FOULCHER (trans.)

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Book review: A life told in three parts

Jul 11, 2022 - RON WITTON

Translations of Putu Oka Sukanta’s trilogy of novels, bring his stories of struggle, oppression and resilience spanning over sixty years of Indonesian history, to an English-speaking audience

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