On social media, Indonesians fight back against dangerous COVID-19 conspiracy theories

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a fertile ground for conspiracy theories to flourish, so much so that we’re seeing well-known figures here in Indonesia taking it upon themselves to echo these questionable ideas on their massive platforms.

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#UninstallGojek and the high cost of supporting LGBT rights in Indonesia

#UninstallGojek and the high cost of supporting LGBT rights in Indonesia

Lately, it feels like we’re teetering dangerously close to reliving the worst of the LGBT moral panic that swept Indonesia in 2016.

Should foreign workers in Indonesia be worried about a requirement to learn Bahasa Indonesia?

Should foreign workers in Indonesia be worried about a requirement to learn Bahasa Indonesia?

Must all foreign workers be able to say selamat pagi, sampai besok, and everything in between in Bahasa Indonesia during a work day?


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