An ethnic Chinese shop owner inspects the damage to his shop after a spate of looting in Jakarta, Indonesia in 1998. As Indonesia marks 75 years of independence this month, Chinese Indonesians are hoping to guide their country to a brighter future. Photo: Getty Images An ethnic Chinese shop owner inspects the damage to his shop after a spate of looting in Jakarta, Indonesia in 1998. As Indonesia marks 75 years of independence this month, Chinese Indonesians are hoping to guide their country to a brighter future. Photo: Getty Images
An ethnic Chinese shop owner inspects the damage to his shop after a spate of looting in Jakarta, Indonesia in 1998. As Indonesia marks 75 years of independence this month, Chinese Indonesians are hoping to guide their country to a brighter future. Photo: Getty Images
Indonesia

How Chinese Indonesians hope to help guide country to a better future as it celebrates 75 years of independence

  • Many young ethnic Chinese citizens are getting involved in politics and activism in Indonesia to help their nation grow and develop
  • But questions remain as to whether the country has laid to rest its dark past of racial and religious tensions

Topic |   Indonesia
An ethnic Chinese shop owner inspects the damage to his shop after a spate of looting in Jakarta, Indonesia in 1998. As Indonesia marks 75 years of independence this month, Chinese Indonesians are hoping to guide their country to a brighter future. Photo: Getty Images An ethnic Chinese shop owner inspects the damage to his shop after a spate of looting in Jakarta, Indonesia in 1998. As Indonesia marks 75 years of independence this month, Chinese Indonesians are hoping to guide their country to a brighter future. Photo: Getty Images
An ethnic Chinese shop owner inspects the damage to his shop after a spate of looting in Jakarta, Indonesia in 1998. As Indonesia marks 75 years of independence this month, Chinese Indonesians are hoping to guide their country to a brighter future. Photo: Getty Images
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