Apr 24, 2024 Last Updated 1:12 AM, Apr 19, 2024

Human Rights

Learning from Malaysia's mistakes

Chinese Indonesians must re-enter politics in order to fully exercise their citizenship

Through a building darkly

The story of the Teochiu Huikuan building in Medan provides insights into Chinese Indonesians’ history of dispossession

Game of chance

Chinese Indonesians play asylum roulette in the United States

A common destiny

Challenges remain for Chinese Indonesians 10 years after reformasi

Shot until dead

No end in sight for the death penalty in Indonesia

The one that got away?

Muchdi’s murder trial starts falling apart

Demonstrating diversity

Photo-essay: Yogya’s community protests against the Pornography Bill

Hot debates

A law on pornography still divides the community

No positive news

People living with HIV face corruption and incompetence in the health system

Arnold Ap and Theys Eluay

Political assassinations targeted West Papua’s culture and political identity

Torture in Papua

Human rights groups report on abuses

Rulers in their own country?

Special autonomy and Papuan aspirations have been thwarted by Jakarta and hampered by the administrative fragmentation sponsored by local politicians

Papua road map

Conflict resolution should move from a security to a justice approach

West Papua: Inside Indonesia?

This edition of Inside Indonesia marks an important anniversary, and explores the multiple faces of Indonesian Papua today

Freedom of expression

Whether Papuans support autonomy or independence, they should be allowed to speak freely

Tangguh goes onstream

BP’s massive LNG project is due to begin operations in late 2008, despite social and environmental costs

A new artistic order?

The arts scene has changed radically since 1998, but some of the old uncertainties remain

Blaming the messenger

Indonesia’s tangled public information laws are keeping the press in check

Ten years of hoping and waiting

A photo essay about families of the disappeared

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