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Healing Indonesia’s historical amnesia: Lessons from Germany

The freedom enjoyed by German youth to ask critical questions and learn about the past from a variety of perspectives, became a recipe of purifying state-sponsored propaganda. This freedom is the missing element in Indonesia.

The freedom enjoyed by German youth to ask critical questions and learn about the past ...

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Healing Indonesia’s historical amnesia: Lessons from Germany

Many Muslim women and men have fought for liberation, justice and freedom, but some still ...

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Indonesian Muslim women engage with feminism

'I don’t want to argue whether his words are blasphemy or not, but I don’t think it ...

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Why I'm not surprised by Ahok's jail sentence

Censorship can take many forms, and it's not always from the government.

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The Big Brother Within

One of the Women's March organizers gives tips on how to stay involved and how to keep ...

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After Women’s March Jakarta, here are 10 ways feminists can stay active

'Seeing that some of my friends are now protesting against these ignorant and backward ...

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The America I know

'I imagine what it would be like to be stuck under the rubble, waiting to be rescued, ...

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Tears and trauma: Covering the Aceh earthquake

'To those of you who are wondering what’s going on with the Ahok rallies and trial, ...

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The rise of the Indonesian conservatives

'Indonesia is sacrificing its reputation for upholding human rights in the name of a ...

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Why are we willing to risk killing innocent people?

Between 2012 and 2013, there were 350,000 divorce cases, averaging 40 divorces every hour ...

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Why women in Indonesia divorce their husbands