Amnesty demands Jakarta allow massacre discussion

Armed soldiers stand guard in Sarawak in 1965, as a group of Chinese villagers take a communal bath. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.Amnesty International is calling...

Indonesia puts fire deaths at 19

Thick grey smoke hovers over Sumatra triggering air quality alertsThe death toll from the heavy haze blanketing parts of Indonesia has climbed to 19,...

Death toll from Indonesia forest fires reaches 19, as crisis worsens

Indonesian firefighters try to contain a blaze in South Kalimantan earlier this month. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.The death toll from the heavy haze blanketing parts of...

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