Sep 26, 2023 Last Updated 8:24 AM, Sep 13, 2023

Human Rights

Meet, pray, love

Religious belief and sexual identity collide often for an atheist meeting up with gay Muslims

Memotret seksualitas di Indonesia

Di tengah meningkatnya pelecehan dan pengawasan seksualitas, keragaman seksual dan pemberdayaan seksual menemukan ruangnya di Indonesia

Kekerasan seksual dan perempuan pekerja

Rancangan Undang-undang Penghapusan Kekerasan Seksual (RUU PKS) akan membantu melindungi perempuan di tempat kerja

Sexual violence and women workers

Indonesia’s proposed sexual violence elimination law will help protect women in the workplace

Sexualities in Indonesia

Despite increasingly worrying levels of harassment and surveillance, sexual diversity and sexual empowerment are finding spaces in Indonesia

#MeToo Indonesia

Indonesian feminists are capitalising on #MeToo, and using social media to facilitate offline action

Hip-hop: a missed opportunity

Hip-hop should be combating, not reinforcing, the problem of sexual violence in West Papua

Hip-hop: peluang yang terlewatkan

Hip-hop seharusnya menjadi alat untuk memerangi kasus kekerasan seksual di Papua, bukannya malah mendukung lahirnya kasus-kasus serupa

Mobilising fear

Unchecked hate speech against Indonesia’s LGBT community is having a devastating effect

Fearing the queer

Indonesia’s national image excludes many, in clear contradiction with its laws and principles

Moral politics of nationhood

Constructions of political, sexual and religious others in contemporary Indonesia

Safeguarding tolerance in Semarang

Police and interfaith activists are helping defuse tension and safeguard minority expression

Criminalising justice

The ‘communist stigma’ is being used as a tool in the courtroom to attack human and environmental rights

Reformasi’s broken promises

Sexual minorities increasingly feel left out of Indonesia’s democratisation processes

Bandung, city of human rights?

Despite stated goodwill by authorities, intolerance towards minority groups is growing in Bandung

A complex relationship

1965 collaborators and victims living side by side silently negotiate between past and present

Essay: Letter from Jakarta

Living in the midst of uncertainty

Mapping the 1965-66 killings in East Java

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 the form of a collection of infographics tracing population numbers across East Java at this time.

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A selection of stories from the Indonesian classics and modern writers, periodically published free for Inside Indonesia readers, courtesy of Lontar

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