Annisa Nurul Aziza

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People Can’t Believe How Much This Sea Creature in Indonesia Looks Like a Giant Cockroach

The newly-discovered species of crustacean can grow up to a foot long.
Ikhwan Hastanto
7.21.20
indonesia

Indonesian Family Forces 12-Year-Old Girl to Marry 45-Year-Old Man to ‘Repay a Favor’

Despite the government banning them, child marriages are still common in Indonesia, much to the detriment of the girls pressed into them.
Ikhwan Hastanto
7.16.20
indonesia

Frenchman Found Dead in Jail Cell After Allegedly Molesting As Many As 300 Indonesian Minors

The scale of the alleged abuse is a grim reminder of Indonesia's apparent inability to protect its children against sexual predators.
Ikhwan Hastanto
7.14.20
indonesia

Nine Female Cyclists in Indonesia’s Banda Aceh Were Tracked Down by Police For Wearing ‘Sexy’ Clothes

The incident has dragged the province's controversial Sharia-based dress code back into the spotlight. As for the riders' offending garb? Long-sleeved shirts and dark slacks.
Ikhwan Hastanto
7.8.20
Environmental Extremes

The ‘World’s Largest Dump’ Is in Indonesia and It’s a Ticking Time Bomb

We take a closer look at that dumpsite reposted by Leonardo DiCaprio on Instagram
Annisa Nurul Aziza
10.14.19
animal abuse

Viral Video Of a Man Eating a Live Cat Sparks Outrage In Indonesia

An Indonesian man shocked netizens when he was filmed eating a cat in a Jakarta market, but there's more to the strange story.
Annisa Nurul Aziza
Ikhwan Hastanto
8.5.19
indonesia

Only Seven Families Are Allowed to Live in This 'Cursed' Indonesian Village

Residents of Pitu believe their land is sacred, allowing only their direct descendants to reside there.
Titah AW
7.17.19
terrorism

Terrorist Group Behind Bali Bombings Use Palm Oil Plantations to Fund Terrorist Activity

Jemaah Islamiyah remains a threat to the region even after Indonesian police captured numerous high-ranking group leaders, the latest being Para Wijayanto, who was involved in the 2002 Bali bombings.
Adi Renaldi
7.11.19
Social Media

An Indonesian University Is Accepting YouTubers And Exempting Them From Entrance Exams

Content creators with 10,000 subscribers or more can skip an Indonesian university’s entrance exam.
Ikhwan Hastanto
7.11.19
Drugs

A Herbal Plant From Southeast Asia Could Be Banned For Being As Addictive As Morphine

“Small quantities of kratom act as a stimulant like cocaine, but larger doses act similarly to opioids, like morphine and heroin.”
Adi Renaldi
7.11.19
Views My Own

I Self-Induced An Illegal Abortion With Pills I Bought Online

In Indonesia, abortion is illegal in most cases. So when young women like me get pregnant but are not ready to have a child, we are forced to seek out dangerous self-administered alternatives.
Satira
7.10.19
Culture

DC Comics Discovers it's Perfectly Legal for an Indonesian Company to 'Invent' Superman Chocolates

DC isn't the first company to learn this. Toyota, ASICS, IKEA, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Pierre Cardin have all lost legal cases to Indonesian bootleggers.
Annisa Nurul Aziza
5.30.19
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