10:26 am October 24, 2014 | No Comment
Two French journalists were on Friday handed short jail terms for illegally reporting in Indonesia's Papua province, but will walk free next week after already having served the time in custody, their lawyer said.
7:23 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
Two French journalists arrested in West Papua for operating without journalism visas should serve four months in jail and face a cursory $200 fine.
11:05 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
It’s time for us to continue with our next historical tasks, which are tremendously heavy; to transform Indonesia into a sovereign country politically, self-sufficient economically, and with its own strong cultural identity.
10:40 pm October 17, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta’s acting governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, pledged to build more mental health clinics to treat and detect signs of mental illnesses, conditions that have largely gone untreated in Indonesia.
10:28 pm October 14, 2014 | No Comment
More than 40 percent of current members of the House of Representatives has a bad track record, a prominent human rights watchdog said on Tuesday.
11:35 am October 10, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesians suffering from schizophrenia are still subject to inhumane treatment — often at the hands of their parents who keep them locked away in shackles to live their lives as prisoners, describes psychiatrist Nova Riyanti Yusuf in her new book “A Rookie & the Passage of the Mental Health Law; The Indonesian Story.”
2:15 pm October 8, 2014 | No Comment
Violence against women must be seen as a global issue, a renowned Norwegian author said on Tuesday. Anne Otsby, who participated in the Ubud Writer’s Festival last week, talked to the Jakarta Globe about her new novel, “Town of Love,” which tells the story of inter-generational prostitution among young girls of Nat caste in India.
7:02 pm October 7, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia will go ahead with the Bali Democracy Forum, entering its seventh year this October, despite national lawmakers’ recent enactment of a law that disenfranchises Indonesian citizens from directly electing their district chiefs, mayors and governors in favor of appointment by local legislatures.
12:05 pm October 6, 2014 | No Comment
Original inhabitants of fertile West Kalimantan lands face uphill battle against those intent on clearing forest areas, but activists say prospect of new president renews hope of a solution for the disputes between indigenous peoples, companies and local governments
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