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  • The Act of Killing – Joshua Oppenheimer

    “It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets”. Joshua Oppenheimer’s The act of killing opens with this emblematic quote by Voltaire. An unprecedented account of the 1965 anti-communist mass murders in Indonesia seen through the...
  • Indonesia Makes a Sharp U-turn on Virginity Tests

    Most students in the world may think that in order to get their high school diploma they would have to meet certain requirements: good grades, good attitude towards school, good relationship with teachers and classmates. In Jember, East Java’s third largest urban area with a population of 300.000, lawmakers...
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