Sep 20, 2020 Last Updated 7:31 AM, Sep 18, 2020

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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A 150-year old obstacle to land rights 

Sep 18, 2020 - AHMAD DHIAULHAQ & WARD BERENSCHOT

Protestors calling for land reform, Jakarta, September 2019 / Dhemas Reviyanto / ANTARA FOTO

The Dutch colonialists adopted the concept of domein verklaring (domain declaration) to claim control over a large part of Indonesia’s land. This act lives on in modern-day Indonesia, causing conflict...

Thoughts for Lance Castles

Sep 14, 2020 - ANTHONY REID

Lance Castles, painted by Yasin Tiar in 1999

Obituary: Remembering Lance Castles (1937–2020)

Sep 13, 2020 - MARGARET KARTOMI et al

Lance in a seminar in Jakarta / TEMPO/NIHIL PAKURIL

Book Review: Man of Contradictions

Sep 07, 2020 - MARCUS MIETZNER

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Photo Essay: From the field

Sep 07, 2020 - GIULIA ZANINELLI

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Be there! Exploring small oil palm plantations from Riau (not Europe)

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