The increased attention to such facilities comes on the back of a deadly blaze in March at a fuel depot in North Jakarta operated by state-owned energy company Pertamina.
Trans health care in Indonesia. It’s already a tricky subject, but if the health bill passes, there will be a lot more risks of criminalisation and imprisonment, not only for trans people but also for the health care providers and the rest of our allies.
A group of Southeast Asian lawmakers today called on Indonesia, the region’s largest democracy, to uphold online human rights in the lead-up to the 2024 general elections, following a fact-finding mission investigating internet freedom in the country.
Much of the dark chapter around the assault of Indonesian-Chinese women remains unspoken, 25 years after the violence.
Local and international calls to enshrine protections for student journalists and media outlets have risen in Indonesia after the release of a report by the country’s student press association revealed mounting media rights violations.
Under the Muslim-majority country’s blasphemy laws, the TikToker faces up to five years in prison.
Identity politics has been deployed to rally public support and smear rivals.
A tiny fraction of inhabitants in Bengkala, Bali are deaf and mute. But they don’t feel uncomfortable or discriminated against in their village.
Exxon Mobil has settled a long-running human rights lawsuit with villagers, who claimed soldiers that Exxon hired to guard a natural gas facility in Indonesia committed murder and torture.
After previously failing to convince workers and employers to alter their work schedules to alleviate the city’s chronic traffic issues, the Jakarta administration has once again started a conversation surrounding staggered working hours to ease the capital’s infamous gridlocks.
Children with autism often have hidden artistic talents that can be uncovered with the right approach.
The future of Indonesia’s only Islamic community centre for transgender women is in jeopardy after its leader, Shinta Ratri, died in February – and the government says it cannot support it.
Indonesia’s initiative to convene the ASEAN Human Rights Dialogue 2023 as an open and transparent dialogue platform has won the support of ASEAN member states.
Beatings, electric shocks, no food: tortured Indonesian scam victims in Myanmar plead for freedom from Chinese gang
Jakarta is scrambling to rescue 20 citizens held captive by a Chinese-run online scam ring after they were lured with higher pay and trafficked to the strife-torn Myawaddy.
Journalism has to stop sustained attacks on alternative media outlets.
By midmorning, beams of tropical sun cut through the rainforest canopy, illuminating a bamboo hut in a rare clearing of trees. Inside, a wrinkled old man, sitting cross-legged with his eyes shut, whispers blessings to the Earth.