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Cruise Ship Crash Hits One Of Indonesia's Most Spectacular Coral Reefs

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 03.12.2017 | Green

A British cruise ship smashed into a coral reef off Indonesia believed to be one of the most biodiverse in the world, causing significant damage to al...

Papua is Not Indonesia's Palestine

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat | Posted 06.09.2016 | Home
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

Last month, the Free Papua Movement held a meeting in London, attended by a number of lawyers, parliamentarians, and activists. In the main, the meeti...

Why the UK's Secrecy Relating to Benny Wenda Could Be a Boomerang?

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat | Posted 02.22.2017 | Home
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

In recent years, there has been political escalation in Indonesia with regards to the issue of Papua. In particular, this is the result of reports produced on the increasing activities of the Papuan independence movement, orchestrated by its leader, Benny Wenda.

Nearly Half A Million Dollars On Board Crashed Indonesian Plane

AP | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.03.2017 | Home

JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A passenger plane with 54 people on board that crashed in the mountains of eastern Indonesia was carrying nearly half a m...

Indonesian Airplane Crashed With 54 On Board, Official Says

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.03.2017 | Home

JAKARTA, Aug 16 (Reuters) - An aircraft with 54 people on board crashed in Indonesia's remote and mountainous region of Papua on Sunday, a government ...

Soldiers Caught On Video Torturing Get Less Than A Year Sentence (Video)

AP/The Huffington Post | NINIEK KARMINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Three Indonesian soldiers captured on video torturing suspected separatists were sentenced Monday up to ten months in pris...

Searching for Cannibals

Danna Harman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Danna Harman

"Why Papua New Guinea?" my mom asks me. I have no immediate answers. But a week later, I have not only found it on a map, but also come up with a philosophy to explain the voyage.

Indonesia Military Confirms Troops In Papua Torture Footage (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesia confirmed Friday that government soldiers could be seen torturing suspected separatists in video posted online. (S...

US Needs to Look Behind Indonesia's Successes

Sara Schonhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sara Schonhardt

By being too supportive of what has been called democracy's shinning light in Southeast Asia, the United States effectively gives Indonesia a free pass against human rights abuses and intolerance.