Tragedy at Kanjuruhan Stadium + more top stories | WTF SEA + HK | October 6, 2022

It has been an especially somber week in the region, with the tone set by the terrifying incident at Kanjuruhan Stadium in Indonesia, where at least 131 soccer fans died in a stampede. Regional Managing Editor and WTF host Andra Nasrie takes us through what we know so far about the devastating tragedy while offering theories as to who to blame (spoiler: it’s not the spectators). Tune in!

Other stories include:

Netizens call for justice over slain broadcaster as #JusticeForPercyLapid trends | Junta sentences Australian economist Sean Turnell to 3 years in prison | ‘Jealous’ Bangkok man cuts up woman, to internet’s grim fascination | Lost at sea: Indonesian fisherman found clinging to plastic barrel | Primary school allegedly conducts ‘mock prison’ experience to teach students importance of abiding the law | Sneak Beak: The new Bird Paradise will open in the second quarter of 2023 | Indonesian coaches rising up in Bali’s foreigner-dominated fitness scene

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