Jun 14, 2024 Last Updated 8:34 AM, May 27, 2024

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Pasukan siber bayaran vs KPK

Bagaimana pasukan siber menyebarkan disinformasi untuk mendapatkan dukungan publik untuk revisi UU KPK

Cyber mercenaries vs the KPK

Cyber troops spread disinformation to gain public support for the KPK Law revision

Election campaigns and cyber troops

The election campaigns of both Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto relied on social media propaganda to shape public perceptions

Organisation and funding of social media propaganda

Politicians and entrepreneurs spend big on hiring online mercenaries, or ‘buzzers’, to manipulate public opinion on social media in their favour

The isolation poems by Putu Oka Sukanta

Poems by Putu Oka Sukanta were translated by Vannessa Hearman and Kiernan Box with commentary written by Vannessa Hearman based on her interview with the poet.

Reshaping masculine cultures of terrorism

Former members of terror networks are focussing on masculinity’s role in encouraging violent extremism in Indonesia

Film review: Kinipan

How forest restoration and food estate policies affect local communities

Photo essay: Banyutowo harmony

A fishing village on the northern tip of Java stays true to its roots

Review: Separating fact from fiction in Conrad’s Eastern Voyages

Joseph Conrad is known as being the famous English author of books such as Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness

Countering the information void to beat COVID-19

In the absence of reliable government information, citizens are stepping up to share local stories on COVID-19 and keep each other informed about the state of the pandemic

Carmel Budiardjo (1925-2021)

Human rights campaigner Carmel Budiardjo died aged 96 on 10 July 2021, after a long and dynamic life of activism dating back to her years as a student activist in the 1940s

Review: A narrative of denial

An indictment of Australian policy on East Timor during the Fraser years

COVID-19 denial in Indonesia

Mixed messaging from government about COVID-19 has left rumours and competing narratives to fill the information void, fuelling mistrust

Endless stigma of HIV and COVID-19

HIV-related stigma and is making access to healthcare during the pandemic difficult

Ki Poedijono (1940-2021)

Obituary of Ki Poedijono: dhalang (puppeteer), musician, dancer and gamelan teacher

Wikan Satriati (1975-2021)

Some personal reflections

Menghitung bekas luka

Pandangan pribadi tentang hak asasi manusia dan identitas di Papua

Counting scars

A personal view on human rights and identity in Papua

Exhibited as losers

A new artwork holds up a mirror to physical anthropology and its baseless racial categorisations

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