Tag: indonesia

How to end ‘Tawuran’ in Indonesia

Tawuran, the phenomenon of street fighting between high school gangs in Indonesian has placed student’s lives danger. Dikanaya Tarahita and Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat report on […]

Increasing Boys Prostitution in Indonesia

He walks into the terrace house with a red face, and lowered head. He shakes hands and sits on the floor cross-legged. His head bowed […]

Why being gay in Indonesia is the worst thing you can be

Monsoon sub editor Mish Khan comments on how Indonesia’s long and quiet taboo on being LGBT has descended into a shouting match – with the minority group very much so at the receiving end of all the abuse.

Language and Politics in Indonesia: Creating and Sustaining Diglossia

‘Diglossia’ is a linguistic term that refers to a situation in which two closely related dialects or languages are used by a single language community.[1] […]