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

Society

Equal access?

Indonesia’s premier university needs to take action to improve facilities for disabled students

Ponari and the sorcerer's stone

A little boy’s miracle-working throws light on the workings of the Indonesian state and the hunger for salvation amongst ordinary people

Feeling cheated, acting apathetic

Many Indonesian students face obstacles voting, but they aren’t much interested anyway

Seeking representation

Activists in Palu remain confined to the political margins

A man on a mission

From the highlands of Papua to exile in England, Benny Wenda is a leader of his people

Winning a battle, losing the war

Drug users in Indonesia are made vulnerable by current drug laws

Getting an education

Links to Indonesian schools and universities remain strong in East Timor

Trapped in the legacy of the past

Conflict between Timorese youth gangs and martial arts groups hark back to the Indonesian occupation

Letting go of Indonesian

The choice of Tetum and Portuguese as national languages presents challenges to the new nation

A hybrid popular culture

Indonesian pop music and television still have a significant influence in East Timor

Children of the enemy

A child abducted during the Indonesian occupation returns to her former home

Down by the riverside - Kali Code

Photo-essay: Kali Code is the heart of a diverse and eclectic community

Struggling to be young

Brotherhood among the poor urban youth of Jakarta

Ahmadiyah dispute intensifies

Violence at the National Monument in Jakarta almost caused a conflict between Nahdlatul Ulama and Muhammadiyah in Lamongan

Frying the wires, freeing the waves

Grassroots organisations in Indonesia are building communication media from the most basic of utensils

Hubs and wires

Internet use in Indonesian NGOs is strengthening civil society

Editorial dependence

Owners exert their sway in Indonesian newsrooms, but journalists soldier on

Second-class citizens?

Poverty and mobility mark the neglected east

The Indie takeover

Independent record labels give the majors a run for their money

Filming ambiguity

Young Chinese Indonesian filmmakers examine questions of Chineseness

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