Jun 14, 2024 Last Updated 8:34 AM, May 27, 2024

Society

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

Staying clean

Drug rehabilitation in Indonesia

Papua webs

Web-based resources related to Indonesian Papua and West Papua

Beyond the Museum

Asmat bisj-poles gain new meaning in a Papuan refugee protest in Melbourne

Faith, flags and festivities

Images of highlanders at home and abroad

Brothers in arms

Papuan footballers score goals against HIV.

Torture in Papua

Human rights groups report on abuses

Papua road map

Conflict resolution should move from a security to a justice approach

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

Papuan romance

New norms about love and marriage alter the rules for the young

West Papua: Inside Indonesia?

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

Underground and at risk

Men who have sex with men in urban Papua.

Chocolate Strawberry

An Indonesian film breaks new ground on the subject of teenage sexuality

Indonesia's Q!Film Festival

Young Indonesians are using an alternative film festival to promote awareness of sexual diversity

The name game

Or, the years of living with no one to blame

Buffalo-induced malaria

An Indonesian medical doctor reflects on rural health practices

Inventing Papua

Migrants from South Sulawesi have played an important role in manufacturing a Papuan identity

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