Indonesia recently introduced forced chemical castration for perpetrators of sexual abuse against children. Last week Australian Robert Ellis (centre) was sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing girls in Bali.
Indonesia's decision to allow forced chemical castration as punishment for those who sexually abuse children is controversial.
Jessica Wongso during her sentence hearing at the Central Jakarta District Court in Jakarta.
A young Australian has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for murdering her friend, but the evidence against her was circumstantial and threadbare.
A typical street business in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Business Briefing: The hurdles, pitfalls and payoffs of investing in Indonesia.
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When it comes to doing business in Indonesia, some Australian businesses have a lot to learn.
Human rights lawyer Mulya Lubis shows reporters Myuran Sukumaran’s painting, ‘The Second Last Day’.
Indonesia’s most distinguished practising human rights lawyer, Mulya Lubis, is central to continuing efforts in Indonesia to abolish the death penalty.
Death row inmates Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan find themselves at the centre of a series of complex Indonesian political controversies.
One of the strongest arguments against the death penalty is that its administration is fundamentally unfair. Too often, the question of who receives a death sentence and whether and when it is actually…