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Abdon Nababan: Defender of Indonesia's indigenous peoples

This year's Ramon Magsaysay Award winner from Indonesia is a long-time advocate for the rights of indigenous peoples

This year's Ramon Magsaysay Award winner from Indonesia is a long-time advocate for the ...

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Abdon Nababan: Defender of Indonesia's indigenous peoples

Management consultant Irfan Prawiradinata accused the Indonesian Women's March of ...

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Social media influencer gets flak for 'ignorant' comments on Jakarta Women's March

Here's why gay men decide to marry heterosexual women

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Introducing: Gay men who marry straight women

321 families from Pasar Ikan were forced to move to low-cost apartments and must now find ...

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Lost, jobless: Life after relocation from Jakarta's fish market

Will Eka Kurniawan win the prestigious Man Booker award?

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Meet the Indonesian author being compared to Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The 28-year-old shies away from the spotlight, and prefers to live quietly – focusing ...

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The private life of Jokowi's son Gibran

She is one of only a handful of surgeons who performs this surgery on women who have ...

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Meet the doctor fighting to restore clitorises and pleasure after female genital mutilation

This is a story of how a woman chased a man – and how love changed his life

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Woman courts man: An unusual love story

Why one woman decided to take off her hijab and the struggle she faced after she made her ...

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Removing my hijab: 'I felt like a big, fat lie'

Ayub Abdurrahman, a former jihadist, warns against underestimating the Jakarta attacks as ...

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How an ex-jihadist thinks Indonesia can deradicalize terrorists