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The truth first, Mr. President

Jakarta | Wed, April 5, 2017 | 08:47 am | Reza Muharam* Victims and human rights defenders celebrated the International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for...

Coping with Growing Intolerance in Indonesia

Vajra Reza Alam | Research assistant to a University of Indonesia adjunct professor Jakarta | Tue, January 17, 2017 | 03:28 pm As journalist Kate Lamb points out in her Guardian article (Dec. 12,...

Can fiction ever be an alternative to history?

By Taufiq Hanafi* Source : The Jakarta Post, september 30 2016 In the preface to the textbook Sejarah Nasional Indonesia (Indonesian National History, 1990), historian and former education minister Nugroho Notosusanto draws a comparison between the coming...