· January, 2012

Stories about Indonesia from January, 2012

Indonesia’s Teenage Thief and ‘Sandal Scandal’

  23 January 2012

Thousands of Indonesian citizens deposited old sandals in front of police stations across the country to protest the beating of a 15-year old boy accused of stealing a pair of flip-flops owned by a policeman. Netizens react to the 'sandal scandal'

Southeast Asia in 2011: A Year of Protest

  3 January 2012

#bersih, #bersih2, #bersihstories, #occupydataran, #campoutph, #walk4freedom, #sawangsawa. These are the protest hashtags of the year in Southeast Asia. Global Voices reviews several protest movements in the region in the past year that echoed the radical politics of Arab Spring and Occupy.