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· November, 2009

Stories about Indonesia from November, 2009

Indonesia: Youth, Art, and Nationalism

Many young Indonesians are expressing their nationalism through art.

Indonesia: Some groups want to ban ‘2012’ movie

Several regional branches of the Indonesian Ulema Council want to ban the movie ‘2012’ claiming the film's content is “unsuitable to be viewed by Muslims because only Allah knew when...

Australia: Asylum Seekers test tough but humane approach

There has been a spike in asylum seekers coming to Australia by boat following the increasing violence in Afghanistan and the defeat of the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka. The...

Timor Sea Drilling Spill

Return to Rai Ketak appeals to media, bloggers and government officials of Indonesia and East Timor to monitor and discuss the Timor Sea Drilling Spill.

Indonesia: Criminalizing the graft fighters

Indonesian netizens are calling for the release of two officials of an anti-graft body who were arrested for allegedly abusing their powers and accepting bribes. For many Indonesians, the two...

Indonesia: Obama “snub” no reason to be disappointed

Indonesia Anonymus insists that the exclusion of Indonesia in US President Barack Obama's Asian Tour is not enough reason to feel disappointed.

Indonesia: Politicians caught sleeping on the job

The Jakarta Post uploaded a picture of new members of the Regional Representatives Council who are caught sleeping while attending a session. This elicited strong reactions in Indonesia.

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