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Indonesia Plans to Castrate Pedophiles Following Rampant Reports of Sexual Abuse

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.
Stanley Widianto
5.18.16
Stuff

Do Indonesians Agree With Their Government’s Plan to Castrate Pedophiles?

After a series of high-profile sexual abuse cases, Indonesia is on the verge of mandating chemical castration. We asked people around Jakarta for their thoughts.
Stanley Widianto
11.25.15
Stuff

A Look at Indonesian President Joko Widodo's Efforts to Stamp Out Corruption

He went into office promising to modernize Indonesia. How has he fared in his first 15 months?
Royce Kurmelovs
11.13.15
News

Black Sabbath's Guitarist Wants Indonesia to Spare Australians on Death Row

Tony Iommi has written a letter to Indonesian president and metalhead Joko Widodo asking for two Australian citizens to be removed from death row.
Mark Hay
3.5.15
Stuff

Some Portraits of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran

Over the past decade, Myuran Sukumaran painted countless portraits of those around him. We asked some artists to return the favour.
Julian Morgans
3.3.15
News

Jokowi's Motives are Being Questioned as Chan and Sukumaran Transfer for Execution

Indonesian president Joko Widodo has been accused of selectively choosing drug death statistics that have the greatest impact to serve his political aims.
Paul Gregoire
2.13.15
News

There are Continued Calls for Freedom as Villages Burn in West Papua

Two Indonesian officers were killed on January 1. Now West Papuans are collectively paying the price.
Paul Gregoire
1.27.15
Breaking News

Napalm Death Plea to Indonesian President to Spare the Lives of Condemned Bali Nine Smugglers

The UK grindcore kings ask for clemency for two Australians facing death by firing squad.
Noisey Staff
1.25.15
News

Indonesia Rejected Andrew Chan’s Final Appeal for Clemency

Chan's plea for clemency was rejected earlier this month. As an alleged ringleader of the Bali Nine drug smuggling ring he will now face imminent execution.
Paul Gregoire
1.23.15
Stuff

Cautious Optimism, Measured Dread

Despite all indications to the contrary, anti death penalty advocates believe there is still hope that Australian citizens Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will escape execution in Indonesia.
Paul Gregoire
1.21.15
News

At a Protest for Two French Journalists Jailed in West Papua

Two French journalists who have been trapped in a West Papuan jail for more than 40 days. Depending on how things pan out they could face 20 years behind bars.
Alison Bevege
9.24.14
Features

High Tension’s Karina Utomo Wants to Thrash With Indonesia’s New President

Joko Widodo supports economic reform and Napalm Death.
Karina Utomo
7.25.14
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