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Andreas Harsono
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Journalist, human rights researcher, writing instructor, NGO fund raiser, based in Jakarta.
Journalist, human rights researcher, writing instructor, NGO fund raiser, based in Jakarta.

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Micronesia President Should Help Ambonese Political Prisoners
By Andreas
Harsono Federated
States of Micronesia President Peter M. Christian should raise the suffering of
eight Ambonese political prisoners, jailed more than 3,000 kilometers from
their home island, when visiting
his ancestors’ and their Ambon Island in...

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Amir Husin Daulay dalam Ingatan
Imran Hasibuan Kemarin malam , aku ikut acara Mengenang AHD (Amir Husin Daulay) di Guntur 49, bersama banyak kawan aktivis. Dari yang paling senior, Hariman Siregar, hingga anak-anak muda yang sudah tak kukenal lagi. Semuanya pasti kenal AHD, paling tidak p...

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A Former Political Prisoner’s Fragile Freedom in Indonesia
Filep Karma Arbitrarily Detained at Jakarta Airport Andreas Harsono Indonesia Researcher Human Rights Watch Filep Karma, a former Papuan political prisoner. In 2014, he published his book, Seakan Kitorang Setengah Binatang (“As If We’re Half Animals”), abou...

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A Political Prisoner Died Inside Prison
By Andreas Harsono Fredy Akihary , a Moluccan political prisoner, died in a hospital near his prison in Porong, East Java, on June 18 after a heart attack inside his cell. He was 60 years. Yonathan Dji, a Christian pastor in the prison, said Akihary had usu...

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Indonesia’s Anti-LGBT Tirade’s Disastrous Impact on Health
Philippa H Stewart Senior Media Officer The men were nearly identically dressed. Matching fresh crewcuts almost hidden under baseball caps pulled down to shade their eyes, pollution masks covering their faces, and matching dark t-shirts. You would be forgiv...

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Citra Dyah Prastuti Dapat Penghargaan Keberanian Dalam Jurnalisme
Siaran Pers Yayasan Pantau Citra Dyah Prastuti , seorang wartawan yang kini memimpin ruang redaksi Kantor Berita Radio (KBR) di Jakarta, mendapat penghargaan Oktovianus Pogau untuk keberanian dalam jurnalisme dari Yayasan Pantau. “KBR sejak berdiri dikenal ...

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Achmadi of the Coachmen Union in Salatiga
In 1989 , when I was 24 years old and almost graduating from university, I met Achmadi, a coachman who led a network of horse-drawn cart coachmen, to resist a government plan to ban their vehicles --locally called "dokar" in Salatiga, Central Java. I helped...

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Diana Der Hovanessian: Shifting the Sun
WHEN my father passed away on July 20, 2013, Joseph Saunders, a long-time friend in New York, email me a poem, writing: "I know this won't be of any immediate comfort, but here's a poem that I found very moving after my own father died several years ago (a ...

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Buru, Menziarahi Negeri Penghabisan
SETELAH 26 tahun ditinggalkan rombongan tahanan politik terakhir, tepatnya 12 November 1979, apakah yang terjadi dengan Pulau Buru, Maluku Tengah? Selama sepuluh tahun, pulau dengan ladang-ladang sagu dan bukit-bukit kayu putih itu dijadikan karantina bagi ...

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Arief Budiman: Yang Akrab dengan Yang Murni
Goenawan Mohamad SEORANG anak muda 19 tahun, sebaya saya, tapi lebih kurus, lebih tinggi, dengan baju dan celana yang lusuh tapi bersih, dengan cara bicara yang lempang tapi tak agresif, dan dipanggil “Djin”, mengatakan ia sudah menerjemahkan satu bab dari...
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