Indonesia http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20386/all en On Location: West Papua http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5682272 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indigenous West Papuans have spent decades fighting for independence.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> William Lloyd-George </div> </div> </div> <p> Indonesia cracked down on activists during a peaceful protest to demand independence.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="1024" height="576" alt="On Location: West Papua" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/corrected_still_1.jpg?1322593647" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2011:11:28 06:00</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("8ea5c4949ff54", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Indonesia On Location West Papua Indonesia Mon, 28 Nov 2011 11:00:00 +0000 William Lloyd-George 5682272 at http://www.globalpost.com Umar Patek, Bali bomb suspect, goes on trial in Indonesia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/120213/umar-patek-bali-bomb-suspect-goes-trial-indonesia <p> Umar Patek&nbsp;is believed to be a member of Jemaah Islamiah, a banned Al Qaeda-linked group which seeks to create a pan-Islamic state throughout southeast Asia and believed by authorities to have been responsible for the Bali attacks.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/120213/umar-patek-bali-bomb-suspect-goes-trial-indonesia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indonesia Asia-Pacific Indonesia Mon, 13 Feb 2012 11:14:28 +0000 Luke Browne 5691452 at http://www.globalpost.com Inmates seize control of Bali prison http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/120222/inmates-seize-control-bali-prison <p> Inmates chased guards out of the prison with sticks, stolen weapons and bricks</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/120222/inmates-seize-control-bali-prison" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indonesia prison riot Indonesia Wed, 22 Feb 2012 08:20:00 +0000 Hélène Hofman 5692851 at http://www.globalpost.com Indonesian Supreme Court upholds Abu Bakar Bashir jail term http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/120227/indonesian-supreme-court-upholds-abu-bakar-bashir <p> Considered the spiritual leader of Al Qaeda-linked militants blamed for the 2002 Bali bombings, as well other attacks in the mainly Muslim nation, Bashir established an Islamist militant training camp in western Indonesia and was found guilty of inciting terrorism by a district court in June.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/120227/indonesian-supreme-court-upholds-abu-bakar-bashir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pacific Indonesia Indonesia Mon, 27 Feb 2012 17:21:26 +0000 Luke Browne 5693677 at http://www.globalpost.com FIFA opens investigation after Bahrain's 10-0 win over Indonesia (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120301/fifa-opens-investigation-after-bahrains-10-0-win-over-indon FIFA said that it was investigating an "unusual outcome" in Bahrain's 10-0 defeat over Indonesia in Manama after needing nine goals to qualify for the next round.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120301/fifa-opens-investigation-after-bahrains-10-0-win-over-indon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bahrain Indonesia Middle East Thu, 01 Mar 2012 22:24:39 +0000 Alexander Besant 5694273 at http://www.globalpost.com Indonesia: Facing jail for filming sex on Blackberry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/wanderlust/indonesia-jail-sex-blackberry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Three men and a woman are facing up to 12 years in jail for breaking Indonesia’s strict anti-pornography laws </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Iva Roze Skoch </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> This whole story actually sounds like a script for a low budget porn flick. Sans the happy ending.</p> <p> Imagine this scene:</p> <p> Two men and a woman are having sex in a budget hotel room in West Java. Another man is shooting the action on his Blackberry. And, just as things are really steaming up, the door busts open and a police commando storms in.</p> <p> Yes, in uniforms and everything.</p> <p> This is where the story diverts from your typical porn script.</p> <p> No, the cops didn&rsquo;t take off their Velcro pants and didn&rsquo;t get involved.</p> <p> No spanking. No dirty talk (okay, maybe some of that).</p> <p> But most importantly, they arrested the four people having sex.</p> <p> Why, you ask?</p> <p> Well, this is where the story gets a bit surreal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/wanderlust/indonesia-jail-sex-blackberry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> anti-pornography Indonesia Offbeat Indonesia Wanderlust Wed, 14 Mar 2012 21:31:49 +0000 Iva Roze Skoch 5696009 at http://www.globalpost.com Indonesian search team finds wrecked Russian jet's black box http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120516/indonesian-search-team-finds-wrecked-russian-jets-black-bo <p> The cockpit voice recorder was found inside the black box, but the plane&#39;s flight data recorder remains missing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120516/indonesian-search-team-finds-wrecked-russian-jets-black-bo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indonesia Asia-Pacific Russia Wed, 16 May 2012 09:59:02 +0000 Luke Browne 5704407 at http://www.globalpost.com Death toll rises sharply after Jakarta monsoon floods http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/130118/jakarta-monsoon-floods-cause-death-toll-rise-sha Heavy monsoon rains have caused severe flooding around the Indonesian capital Jakarta.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/130118/jakarta-monsoon-floods-cause-death-toll-rise-sha" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indonesia Indonesia Fri, 18 Jan 2013 13:55:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5736129 at http://www.globalpost.com Underwater: Flooding plagues regions around the world http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5740683 <p>Australia, Mozambique and the Philippines &mdash; to name a few countries &mdash; have recently forced the evacuation of hundreds of thousands as a result of extreme flooding.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5740683" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Australia flooding Indonesia Mozambique Philippines Science South Africa Mon, 28 Jan 2013 20:52:28 +0000 News Desk 5740683 at http://www.globalpost.com Indonesia volcano eruption kills at least 6 on Palue island http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/130810/indonesia-volcano-eruption-kills-at-least-5-palu At least six people were killed in a massive volcanic eruption in a small island in Indonesia.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/130810/indonesia-volcano-eruption-kills-at-least-5-palu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indonesia Want to Know Indonesia Sat, 10 Aug 2013 13:23:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5906851 at http://www.globalpost.com Indonesian death squads reminisce in 'The Act of Killing' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/131018/indonesian-death-squads-the-act-killing <p>BANGKOK &mdash; As retired death squad captains go, Anwar Congo is surprisingly brash and suave. He struts the side alleys of Medan, a grubby second-tier Indonesian city, in mustard-colored suits and gold watches. He has Shaft&rsquo;s fashion sense and &mdash; in his mind, it seems &mdash; Sidney Poitier&rsquo;s fetching looks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/131018/indonesian-death-squads-the-act-killing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indonesia Entertainment Want to Know Military Indonesia United States Mon, 21 Oct 2013 05:50:00 +0000 Patrick Winn 5964593 at http://www.globalpost.com These candidates for Indonesia's election are hotter than your candidates http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/140408/indonesia-world-best-looking-election-candidates-caleg-cantik <p>When voters go to the polls for legislative elections on April 9, they&#39;ll notice that several of the female candidates pictured on their ballot papers have something in common: they&#39;re all, well, babes.</p> <p>It&#39;s no coincidence. Indonesia has a name for such balloted beauties: <em>caleg cantik</em>, or &quot;gorgeous candidates.&quot; Critics accuse political parties of including them on their lists despite their glaring lack of chops in the cynical hope that Indonesians will vote not with their heads but their... er... eyes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/140408/indonesia-world-best-looking-election-candidates-caleg-cantik" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indonesia Elections Want to Know Asia-Pacific Indonesia Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:39:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 6116255 at http://www.globalpost.com Indonesian voters are worried that fraud will pick their next president http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/elections/140711/indonesian-voters-worry-fraud-will-pick-their-next-president <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/elections/140711/indonesian-voters-worry-fraud-will-pick-their-next-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indonesia Need to Know Elections Politics Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:49:40 +0000 Agence-France Presse 6202610 at http://www.globalpost.com