Healing Past Wounds
Horticulture for Reconciliation
After years of trauma and suspicion, Poso residents are recovering from conflict through communal plant cultivation. Fraught relationships are improving.
Jusniatis gardening routine has lasted one year. The 30yearold woman visits the Learning House, only tens of meters away from her home in the Buyukatedo hamlet in Central Sulawesi. Sometimes she goes there alone; other times, she is accompanied by her husband or her…
HASTO Kristiyanto stopped for a moment as he was about to take a sip from his mineral water in Tempo’s editorial meeting room last Friday. The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) secretary-general apologized for his petai, or stinky bean, breath. "Last night I was served stinky-bean fried rice by the President.