(Juke) Carolina left her journalism days and turned to freelancing. She writes and translate in English, French, and Indonesian.
She joined Global Voices tribe in 2008, and start writing for Global Voices and helming Lingua bahasa Indonesia (Global Voices Indonesia) in 2009.
Currently based in France. She tweets @tsarolina.
Latest posts by Juke Carolina Rumuat
23 March 2017
There Are ‘No Borders to Music,’ But the U.S. Consulate Still Rejected These Indonesian Choir Members’ Visas
"Regardless of the “borders” instilled by politics, there are no borders to music, no borders to unity through artistry, no borders from humanity that thrives from singing of the heart."
16 March 2017
"This damaged area could take hundreds of years to re-grow. Noble Caledonia need to take responsibility for this and help rebuild this reef!"
12 March 2017
"Saudi learns pluralism from Indonesia. We learn Wahhabism from Saudi. We're even," wrote a Twitter user during the visit.
24 February 2017
Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-dominated nation, doesn't have a formal diplomatic relationship with Israel. That's bad news for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's flight crew.
13 January 2017
14 November 2016
The rally, organized by the conservative Islamic Defenders Front, turned violent, and many have since compared the unrest to riots that rocked Jakarta, the country’s capital, in 1998.
26 October 2016
9 October 2016
"The cyber law is used as an effective tool to spread fear against voices who want to unmask injustices in this country."
26 May 2016
"Fear of communism, fear of liberalism, fear of LGBT, fear of Chinese and foreign powers: personalities of those with inferiority complexes. Fearing their own stupidity."
13 May 2016
"We're all saddened by the tragic loss of Yuyun. Perpetrators must be arrested and receive maximum punishment. Women and children must be protected from violence."
15 January 2016
16 December 2015
Indonesians celebrate the life of Professor Benedict Anderson, author of the book "Imagined Communities" and an expert on Southeast Asia at Cornell University. Anderson died last week.
16 November 2015
The Indonesian government is accused of orchestrating an anti-communist purge that killed at least half a million people. What kind of reconciliation is possible today?
13 September 2015
Smoke from forest fires in Indonesia has led to hazy skies in Malaysia and Singapore as well. Social media users reacted with concerns about health and jokes about "Haze Runner."
9 September 2015
The surprise appearance of Indonesia's House speaker and his deputy at Donald Trump's campaign rally in New York angered many Indonesian netizens.
6 May 2015
Debates continue about the death penalty law, the ‘war on drugs’, and the possibility that some of the convicts could be victims of injustice.
10 February 2015
Indonesian President Joko Widodo denied clemency appeals and stated that the country is dealing with a drug emergency problem.
20 January 2015
The police chief nominee also made suspicious bank transactions as a police officer, according to the country's anti-corruption agency. Many Indonesians think this makes Budi Gunawan unfit for the job.
1 January 2015
The Twitter hashtag #togetherwestand is being used to show solidarity to friends and relatives of all those on board Air Asia flight QZ8501.
15 October 2014
Indonesia has one of the biggest and most active social media communities in the world -- and Mark Zuckerberg wants to get in on the action.