Indonesia

The power of redemption

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After ignoring international outrage and desperate pleas over the executions of foreign drug smugglers, including two Australians, JAMES GIGGACHER asks if  Jokowi can ever win back a place in our hearts. As Andrew Chan, Myuran Sukumaran and six other men stared down their executioners on Indonesia’s prison island, Nusakambangan, in the early hours of Wednesday, […]

Indonesia

Remembering Munir

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A new museum commemorates the life of one of Indonesia’s most famous human rights activists. VANNESSA HEARMAN reports. Indonesian human rights activist Munir Said Thalib was born in the hillside town of Batu, near the city of Malang in East Java, in 1965. Munir became known as a courageous lawyer and activist just prior to […]