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Rights group decries Indonesian decrees that violate rights of women, girls

Human Rights Watch noted that authorities have issued "discriminatory decrees" that compel millions of girls and women to wear headdresses

Rebels in Indonesia’s Papua claim responsibility for deadly ambush

The rebels in Papua, who have waged a fierce insurgency against Indonesian security forces for decades, have stepped up attacks recently

Inside Indonesia’s Islamic boarding school for deaf children

The Islamic boarding school is one of a handful that offer religious education for deaf students in the Muslim-majority country

Southeast Asian MPs call on Indonesia to give voice to Global...

The legislators urged Indonesia to bring to the table "issues that particularly affect the region" at the G20 Summit in November

Singapore denies entry to ‘extremist’ Indonesian preacher

Abdul Somad Batubara arrived in Singapore on Monday on a ferry from the neighboring Indonesian island of Batam

Indonesians celebrate Vesak at world’s largest Buddhist temple

Celebrations included prayers and meditation, collecting holy water and the release of flying lanterns symbolizing the letting go of negativity

Indonesians flock to their hometowns for Eid celebrations

Toll roads, train stations, bus terminals and seaports are brimming with people excited about the yearly homecoming journey

Indonesia passes long-awaited sexual violence bill

Activists largely welcomed the law as a step forward for the country but said it could have been more far-reaching

Strong quakes shake Indonesia, Philippines but cause no damage

Officials in both countries said there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, and there was no tsunami threat from either quake

Indonesian militant jailed for 15 years over 2002 Bali bombings

Zulkarnaen set up a special JI cell and was described as a "key asset" because of his experience in camps in Afghanistan and the Philippines

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