· May, 2011

Stories about Indonesia from May, 2011

Indonesia: Tweeting a trial on religious violence

  29 May 2011

The twitter account @cikeusiktrial was created to monitor the trial of a mob attack against an Ahmadi congregation in Cikeusik Sub District in Indonesia. The attack was witnessed by 30 police officers who did nothing to prevent the religious violence.

Technology for Transparency: Final Report

  22 May 2011

The Technology for Transparency Network is proud to announce the release of its final report, "Global mapping of technology for transparency and accountability". The report is being published by the Transparency and Accountability Initiative (@TAInitiative) along with a over a dozen other reports on the global transparency movement.

Indonesia: Blog Reactions to Bin Laden's Death

  14 May 2011

Surprisingly, Osama Bin Laden's death wasn't received with much fanfare in Indonesia, the most populous Muslim majority country. There were hardliners who paid tribute to Bin Laden but they were a minority. Here are some blog reactions in Indonesia.

Indonesia: Kartini Day

  4 May 2011

Tikno blogs about Raden Ajeng Kartini, a pioneer of women's rights in Indonesia. Kartini Day, which is being celebrated in Indonesia every April, is similar to Mother's Day in Western countries.

Indonesia: Reaction to Osama bin Laden's death

  4 May 2011

nrg07 from Indonesia reacts to the news about the death of Osama bin Laden: “I wouldn’t be relieved that Osama bin Laden has died, if the spread of radicalism, hatred and intolerance is still there.”