Amid pro-Palestinian marches, however, some Muslims say a fatwa to boycott Israel-linked brands is ‘poorly thought-out’ and turning ‘a political movement into a religious one’.
A wave of sliced watermelon emojis is overwhelming the social media landscape in Indonesia and Malaysia in a show of support for Palestinians, causing at least one company to disable the comments section of its account as it tries to manage its public messaging while the Israel-Hamas war rages on.
The first consignment of Indonesian humanitarian assistance for Gaza left Jakarta on Saturday, consisting of medical equipment and water purifiers.
Police say suspects are members of hardline groups Jemaah Islamiyah and Jamaah Ansharut Daulah.
He is expected to be charged with inciting hatred under the information and electronic transactions law that has a sentence of up to six years’ jail.
Many Indonesians were probably surprised when 60 percent of eligible Australian voters said “No” in the Oct. 14 referendum to alter the constitution to create a Voice to Parliament to represent the indigenous Aborigine peoples.
A hospital set up by Indonesians in the Gaza Strip has become one of the latest to run out of power, as aid workers scramble for fuel to continue saving lives amid the worsening humanitarian crisis there.
According to Indonesia, the General Assembly should demand an immediate, durable, and fully respected ceasefire. We must be able to avoid future recurrence of the atrocities.
Indonesia has stood firm in its clarion call for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, which is currently besieged and blockaded by Israel, as the international response is thwarted by the “selective moral policing” of the West.
The global transition to electric vehicles is driving rapid expansion of Indonesia’s nickel industry — but do the benefits outweigh the costs?
The small fishing village of Kurisa is home to the Bajau people, an indigenous group known for being brave sailors, formidable fishermen and reliable divers who live off the sea.
Online hoaxes circulating widely in Indonesia since the start of the Israel-Hamas war are particularly dangerous because of sensitive underlying issues, experts say.
Indonesia’s human rights commission said Monday it would investigate a deadly clash between police and villagers in Central Kalimantan who were protesting against a palm oil company for allegedly failing to allocate them land as promised under a cooperation scheme.
Commonwealth agrees to settle with more than 120 Indonesians wrongly detained as adult people smugglers, some when they were as young as 12.
Indonesia, a long-time supporter of the Palestinian cause, said on Sunday (Oct 8) it was deeply concerned about the escalation of conflict between Israelis and Palestinians and called for the violence to end.