And the Indonesian anti-corruption agency has gone from strength to strength since. Over 1000 public officials have been sentenced since it began operations in 2004.
Indonesia is a country made up of thousands of islands, multiple ethnicities and countless traditions. The cultural richness of the archipelago is still upheld in many villages of the nation.
LGBT in Indonesia: how first church to welcome queer members is a lifeline for some, target for others
The church in Jakarta expressed support for LGBT members after finding out many had stopped attending the institution, regarding it as homophobic.
City of Darwin co-hosted a special event, Ambon Night, with the City of Ambon and the Indonesian Consulate to celebrate the 30 Year Sister City cooperation between Ambon and Darwin.
“Most Mentawai children do not know how to speak our own language, which makes it almost impossible for them to understand our culture and the taboos that guide us… It is devastating.”
Activists have warned of an “epidemic” of sexual harassment and violence against women in Indonesia, in the wake of two recent cases of horrific domestic abuse.
The painful memory of the failed 2022 World Cup bid may still linger but not enough to deter Football Federation Australia