The female ghost in Indonesia’s most recent horror movie is scary. But the data on maternal mortality rates and sexual violence against women are scary too.
A new movie about a female ghost has scared millions in Indonesia. Female ghosts have been center stage in Indonesian folklore and their stories can serve as a warning to the state of women today.
Kalau saja “Ibu”, tokoh seram ‘Pengabdi Setan’, mendapatkan BPJS Kesehatan, mungkin nasibnya akan lebih baik.
Film 'Pengabdi Setan' sedang menjadi pembicaraan hangat. Penonton kabarnya sangat ketakutan. Hantu perempuan seperti Ibu dan yang lainnya memberi kita satu pelajaran: perempuan masih jadi korban.
Pengepungan kantor LBH Jakarta merupakan persoalan yang sangat serius terkait dengan pelanggaran atas hak atas kebebasan berkumpul, mengemukakan pendapat dan berekspresi.
Kami menghubungi beberapa akademisi untuk memberikan analisis mengenai pengepungan terhadap LBH Jakarta, Minggu 17 September 2017.
Several studies have revealed forced land acquisitions in Indonesia lead to conflicts and loss of income of displaced persons.
Indonesia is pushing for more infrastructure development projects. But the people relocated to make way for these projects have very little power to ensure their livelihoods are secure.
The country’s lawmakers for the past two years have been deliberating a new oil and gas bill without much progress.
Indonesian lawmakers should ignore a push from nationalists groups to return monopoly rights over the country's oil and gas reserved to the state oil company, Pertamina.
The ride-hailing app Go-jek is part of Indonesia’s growing creative economy.
Creative industries have the potential to provide much needed jobs in Indonesia. But, without a law on creative economy, industries are being subjected to rigid sectoral regulations.
Indonesia has yet to join other South-East Asian countries in creating economic hubs in border areas.
As Southeast Asian countries countries gear up for its ASEAN Economic Community Indonesia should look into setting up special economic zones together with bordering countries.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo plans to establish a rights committee to resolve past human rights abuses.
Activists and victims of human rights abuses in Indonesia are worried that a new rights committee will not stop the culture of impunity.
Indonesians smoke 300 billion cigarettes in a year.
Indonesia is behind other countries in Asia Pacific in tobacco control and seems to be regressing.
A Filipino soldier patrols the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. The US is considering sending aircrafts and warships to patrol the disputed area, which is claimed by China and four other Southeast Asian countries.
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The US is considering naval patrols of disputed parts of the South China Sea in response to China's creation of artificial islands. Other nations with claims may welcome a temporary US presence.
Australia’s appeal to spare reformed Bali duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran failed in the face of Indonesia’s retributive justice system.
In spite of vigorous appeals from Australia for Indonesia to spare the lives of Bali duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, most Indonesians were not persuaded. Chan and Sukumaran were executed last week…
More people will die under an imperfect judicial system if Indonesia does not learn from its mistake.
The executions in Indonesia were a mistake. Eight people are dead, including Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, despite alleged violations in the judicial process.