Jan 30, 2023 Last Updated 12:03 AM, Jan 26, 2023

Human Rights - Other

Facing history

A witness account of the 2015 International People’s Tribunal on 1965

Old and poor

Indonesia’s welfare schemes are failing to support older citizens

A hidden past

The state should acknowledge the contribution of political prisoners on Buru

Remembering May 1998

Almost sixteen years on, Jakarta's first ethnic Chinese governor joins in efforts to keep the memory of the events of May 1998 from fading

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Acehnese fishermen and Rohingya rescue at sea

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The criminalisation of people smuggling has created complex moral and legal difficulties for those who assist refugees in peril

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Chasing a cure for beriberi

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A long search for a cure for beriberi in Southeast Asia in the late nineteenth century was led by trial and a lot of error

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