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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia’s ‘Elvis’ leads celebrity charge at polls

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 02:38pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... Jakarta house. “They think I know nothing about politics... but my songs all these 40 years contain political messages about corruption, human rights.”   ... of fast-growing airline Lion Air, Rusdi Kirana, joined the party and got involved in planning and bankrolling its campaign. “My songs all these 40 years contain political messages about corruption, human ...

  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Neighbours worried China will copy Russia's annexation of Crimea, US aide says

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... could trigger conflict. "We are definitely worried because there is a trend happening in the region right now and that is an arms race, between Asean countries themselves and between major ...

  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Prabowo Subianto vows to put farmers first in Indonesia power bid

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 11:09pm by BLOOM

    ... of the Indonesia Farmers' Association, said farmers needed the right technology and techniques for seeds, irrigation and storage to be competitive. He would lift spending on agriculture to 10 per cent ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Australia navy’s incursions into Indonesian waters took place ‘often’, report says

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 08:38pm by The Guardian in London

    ... photograph documents, “burn wounds on the right hand of an immigrant resulting from being forced to hold onto the ship’s engine, which was hot, by the Australian navy”. Another shows a young female woman who, according to the image caption, was “pushed by the Australian navy resulting in a sprained ankle”. Another image is captioned: “Right thigh of immigrant bruised as a result of being ...

  5. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Volcanic eruption in Java kills three, prompts mass evacuation

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 09:47am by AGENCIES

    ... of casualties. “It is spewing lava right now while gravel rain has fallen in some areas,” Hendrasto said. “We worry that the gravel rain can endanger people who are evacuating.” Some 200,000 people were ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Mounting death toll feared from Mount Sinabung volcano eruption

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 01:44am by AFP

    ... apocalyptic-like destruction in Sukameriah village, officials said. Sukameriah, just 2.7 kilometres from Sinabung's crater, is located in the "red zone" around the volcano, where human ... eruption "There's no sign of human life. All the crops were gone. Many houses were damaged and those still standing were covered in thick white ash. It was hard to walk in ash which ...

  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia works to clean up its corrupt forestry sector

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 09:27pm by AFP

    ... saying anything that the government does is considered legal," said Emily Harwell, lead author of "The Dark Side of Green Growth", a recent report by Human Rights Watch. "It ...

  8. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia backs UN privacy push on spying

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 08:48pm by AFP

    ... to the UN General Assembly’s human rights panel, according to Brazilian diplomats in New York. The text does not explicitly mention the United States. But it calls for necessary measures to end violations of the right to privacy, including in digital communications and to force countries to respect their obligations within the framework of international human rights laws. The spying row ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    East Timor takes Australia to top UN court over spying raid

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 03:31pm by Agence France-Presse in The Hague

    ... half-island nation launched action at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague. Dili contends that the seizure of documents violated its sovereignty and rights “under international ...

  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Elite Indonesian police unit under fire over torture, unlawful killings

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... However, the footage prompted the National Human Rights Commission to reopen its investigation into the 2007 raid, while Islamic groups and politicians have made calls to disband Detachment 88. ... security forces have "great respect for human rights". "There are standard operating procedures in the handling of terrorism. It is not true that Detachment 88 employs ...




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