Abandoned: Indonesia’s animal activists lack legal backing to stop cruelty towards critters

There's little by the way of law standing between animals and harm in Indonesia.

Interviews

Artist behind powerful, heartbreaking cartoon about the E. Java bombings speaks out about its inspiration

Artist behind powerful, heartbreaking cartoon about the E. Java bombings speaks out about its inspiration

An Indonesian comic artist refused to place any blame on E. Java terror suspects' children, who were brought along in the suicide bombings.

Indonesia’s feminists ready to escalate the battle for equality at the 2nd Jakarta Women’s March

Indonesia’s feminists ready to escalate the battle for equality at the 2nd Jakarta Women’s March

Photos, video and text by Olivia Stanley and Tiffanie Turnbull

‘…only because I made it go viral’: sexual harassment victim in Indonesia explains how she got justice through social media

‘…only because I made it go viral’: sexual harassment victim in Indonesia explains how she got justice through social media

“But I think it is only because I made it go viral. Sexual harassment happens all the time, but people – including the police – don’t see it as a real problem.”

Meet the man who is giving hope to beardless Indonesian guys

Meet the man who is giving hope to beardless Indonesian guys

Many Indonesian men are baby-faced no more thanks to American hair growth products sold by Indonesian online entrepreneurs like Mister Brewok.

After taunting hardliners, Indonesian comedian Uus lost his TV gigs, but this stand-up is still standing up for what’s right

After taunting hardliners, Indonesian comedian Uus lost his TV gigs, but this stand-up is still standing up for what’s right

As a true comedian should, Uus is still standing up for free speech despite having to face a barrage of hate-filled criticism.

Can Ahok survive? A Q&A with Indonesian blasphemy law expert Dr. Melissa Crouch

Can Ahok survive? A Q&A with Indonesian blasphemy law expert Dr. Melissa Crouch

"The bigger picture, however, is that since 1998, there has been a renewed struggle between Islam and the state"

Centre Stage: Singapore’s Linying and the art of fortunate accidents

Centre Stage: Singapore’s Linying and the art of fortunate accidents

Ahead of her stint at Neon Lights in Singapore this weekend, we caught up with Linying to talk about the hype surrounding her, Singapore's import culture and the French...


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Coconuts Jakarta Interviews

Here you’ll find fascinating interviews with the most interesting people in Indonesia and Jakarta in which we (hopefully) go past the surface to find out what makes these folks tick.