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.
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.
The Foreign Affairs Ministry announced on Wednesday evening that 897 Indonesian citizens had fled the conflict-ridden Khartoum, Sudan, after two rounds of evacuation.
One congregation’s struggle to build a new church is a microcosm of the conflicting currents of religious tolerance, religious harmony, and religious freedom in Indonesia.
An Indonesian activist has received a global award for her efforts over decades fighting for environmental preservation and Indigenous Indonesian rights, protecting tens of thousands of acres of carbon-rich biodiverse lands from industrial exploitation.
Non-profit PERKAWIS supports sex workers with education about health, financial issues and the law.
Eleven Indonesian fishermen have survived six days without food and water on a remote reef off Western Australia’s northern coast.
Drop Charges Against Rights Defenders Who Criticized Military Role in Papua.
While Jakarta claims to be taking human rights seriously, events on the ground tell a different story.
Indonesia lost the right to host youth World Cup over pro-Palestine stance but victims of the Kanjuruhan Stadium crush where 135 died say justice is more important.
The ocean-related challenges Indonesia faces include illegal fishing, human trafficking, drugs, oil spills and plastic pollution.
Indonesia’s parliament on Tuesday passed into law an emergency decree on jobs and investment, eliminating legal uncertainty hanging over measures President Joko Widodo has pushed to spur investment in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.
Indonesia is the world’s biggest exporter of tin, and more than 90% of the country’s supply comes from the islands of Bangka and Belitung.