Dec 06, 2019 Last Updated 11:46 PM, Dec 3, 2019

Separatism

Famine and fraud

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A story of mass starvation tells us much about media coverage and local government in Papua

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On death row

On death row

Dozens of Acehnese drug offenders face the death penalty in Malaysia

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A man on a mission

A man on a mission

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

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Papua road map

Papua road map

Conflict resolution should move from a security to a justice approach

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A heroine for humanity

A heroine for humanity

There are dozens of stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things for human rights in Aceh. Here is a personal account of one such person.

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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...

Hunger and culture in West Papua

Oct 30, 2019 - SOPHIE CHAO

Indigenous Marind in rural Merauke have traditionally depended on the forest for their subsistence / Sophie Chao

Oil palm projects are causing hunger in Merauke, both literal and symbolic

Essay: Letter from Jakarta

Sep 29, 2019 - ABDUL SAMAD HAIDARI

Refugees protest in Makassar, February 2018 / Ali Froghi

Living in the midst of uncertainty

Mapping the 1965-66 killings in East Java

Sep 26, 2019 - SIDDHARTH CHANDRA

In the first of a series of articles we present recent work by demographers and genocide scholars at Michigan State University's Asian Studies Centre on the 1965-1966 killings. Their analysis takes...

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