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Offensive Cartoons on Websites

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008, by . 89 Comments

Website and blog owners scramble to delete offensive cartoons as the government, MUI and PKS bear down on them.

Film Lastri & Eros Djarot

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008, by . 39 Comments

A film that touches on events of 1965 starring Marcella Zalianty and directed by Eros Djarot runs afoul of the police.

The Jakarta Globe

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008, by . 30 Comments

Another English language newspaper launches, the Jakarta Globe.

War on Poverty

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008, by . 36 Comments

Street KidPoliticians waging war on poverty via billboards, and bus riding buskers in Jakarta.

Dorce Gamalama & Imam Samudera

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008, by . 34 Comments

DorceTranssexual television personality Dorce Gamalama pays her last respects to the executed Imam Samudera.

Wahabi & Wahhabism

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008, by . 79 Comments

The Justice Party-PKS is not a bringer of Saudi Arabian Wahabi Islam to Indonesia, says its leader.

Amrozi Executed by Firing Squad

Sunday, November 9th, 2008, by . 92 Comments

AmroziAmrozi, Muklas, and Imam Samudra are executed by firing squad.

Barack Hussein Obama Mania!

Thursday, November 6th, 2008, by . 100 Comments

BarryIndonesia can't get enough of the news that Barack Obama has won the US election.

Political Ads, PKS

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008, by . 11 Comments

PKSJustice Party political ads on television, how the PKS is approaching the 2009 election.

East Java Election Update

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008, by . 4 Comments

Update and results of the East Java election, and winning the votes of the Nahdlatul Ulama faithful.

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