Eko Rusdianto

Eko Rusdianto

Eko Rusdianto is a freelance journalist based in Makassar, Indonesia.

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Indonesia’s Makassar unveils coronavirus isolation facility aboard passenger ship Umsini

As coronavirus cases surge in South Sulawesi, officials are creating what some have termed a ‘plague ship’ for over 800 patients, despite experts’ concerns.

As coronavirus cases surge in South Sulawesi, officials are creating what some have termed a ‘plague ship’ for over 800 patients, despite experts’ concerns.

Indonesia’s Makassar unveils coronavirus isolation facility aboard passenger ship Umsini
20 Jul 2021 - 7:20PM
‘Waiting for us to die’: Indonesia’s Rohingya refugees left in legal limbo for years

Makassar, in Indonesia’s South Sulawesi province, is home to thousands of refugees and asylum seekers. Legally, all are ‘transiting’ the country – even if they’ve been there for years.

Makassar, in Indonesia’s South Sulawesi province, is home to thousands of refugees and asylum seekers. Legally, all are ‘transiting’ the country – even if they’ve been there for years.

‘Waiting for us to die’: Indonesia’s Rohingya refugees left in legal limbo for years
20 Jun 2021 - 5:01PM