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Healing Past Wounds

Ethnic, religious and political conflicts have plagued Indonesia time and again. In 2001, ethnic conflict erupted in Sampit, West Kalimantan. In 1998 and 2000, communal violence broke out in Poso, Central Sulawesi. In Papua, the Indonesian military and the Free Papua Movement fought causing citizens to suffer the consequences, including…

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017

A Storm of Debt Tweets

Government loans taken during President Joko Widodo’s term have reached Rp1,000 trillion in two and a half years. Two opposition parties have fanned the issue and created clamor via social media.

For nearly four months Rico Rustombi had not been active on Twitter.