10:23 pm April 24, 2015 | 9 Comments
A day that no rational, compassionate human being could ever wish for appears to be at hand: the day that 10 fellow human beings, nine of them foreign nationals, are gunned down in a hail of bullets because the Indonesian government wants to make a barbarous point.
10:57 pm April 23, 2015 | 3 Comments
Just 10 years after its independence from colonial rule, Indonesia held the Asian-African Conference in Bandung, one of the most impactful events in the post-war era
9:59 pm April 23, 2015 | 4 Comments
Charges remind us of the colonial time, when our founding fathers were persecuted for expressing their political positions.
7:03 pm April 23, 2015 | No Comment
When Saudi Arabia announced the end of Operation Decisive Storm in Yemen on Tuesday evening, the Barack Obama administration breathed a sigh of relief.
10:09 pm April 22, 2015 | 5 Comments
It’s a good thing for President Joko Widodo that international statesmanship has nothing to do with the interests of his Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle, or PDI-P, and its head honcho, Megawati Soekarnoputri. With his hangers-on and “advisers” not invested in this field, Joko can freely say what he wants to say, without fear of […]
9:16 pm April 22, 2015 | 1 Comment
Today we are jointly struggling against the problems of poverty, disease, illiteracy and for ensuring sustainable development and political and civil rights for our people.
5:58 pm April 22, 2015 | No Comment
It emerges that the legal process is still pretty far from any consideration of whether chimps have inherent liberty rights.
5:31 pm April 22, 2015 | No Comment
It would be a lie to tell the current and future war criminals, big and small, that crimes are punished equally, that justice is evenly distributed.
5:11 pm April 22, 2015 | 3 Comments
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s cancellation relieved Indonesia of hosting a wanted man and coming under pressure to arrest and extradite him.
4:55 pm April 21, 2015 | 1 Comment
Only voters can give government legitimacy. And the only true, sustainable check on any future Thai government is the threat of being voted out of power.
4:36 pm April 21, 2015 | No Comment
Athens is now engaged in a very high stakes game of poker and it has been reported it has already made plans to potentially nationalize the banking sector