For the album, George Thompson aka Black Merlin spent weeks living among the Kosua tribe in Papua New Guinea.
Photojournalist P.J. Leo spent nine years documenting the unique lives of Indonesia's Benteng Chinese families.
There's a reason he named his debut album "Nyala"—or "light."
"I think that it's what pushed me to write. I've always had concerns about repression and injustice. I just write about it in a different way."
Okky Madasari talks about writing six books and how they helped her achieve her dreams of writing abroad.
Indonesian poet Wiji Thukul disappeared over a decade ago during political turmoil. But with the release of his biopic Istirahatlah Kata-kata, his words are awakening once more
Palmer Keen believes that Indonesia is the most musically diverse place on the planet. And he's on a journey to document all of it before it disappears.
The original prints of classic Indonesian films are falling to pieces. Meet the people trying to do something about it.
To crack down on the country's epidemic of child sexual abuse, the Indonesian government proposed tougher sentences, including implanting microchips in perpetrators' ankles, chemical castration, and the death penalty.
Fourteen-year-old Yuyun, or YY, was walking home from school last month when 14 boys attacked, raped, and killed her, leaving her body in a ravine. Now, activists are demanding the country do something about its epidemic of violence against women.
Because mental illness is often thought to be a result of spirit possession in Indonesia, an estimated 18,000 individuals are detained in sheds and backyards for years by their own families.
In the most recent issue of Soe Tjen Marching's politics and culture magazine "Bhinneka," the academic and writer speaks to several "ex-women prisoners"—survivors of Indonesia's horrific anti-communist purge in the late 60s—about what they saw in...