Aisyah Llewellyn

Aisyah Llewellyn

Indonesia

Campus journalists challenge Indonesia's limits on free press

Students in Medan question legality of their dismissal from school publication after 'lesbian love story' went viral.

Campus journalists challenge Indonesia's limits on free press

Human Rights

'Shame and humiliation': Aceh's Islamic law violates human rights

Punishments under Sharia are rooted in cultural traditions and few are willing to speak publicly against it.

'Shame and humiliation': Aceh's Islamic law violates human rights

Indonesia

Grieving families demand answers after deadly Indonesia fire

Families are angry at slow process of identification as most bodies were burnt beyond recognition in the factory blaze.

Grieving families demand answers after deadly Indonesia fire

Asia Pacific

Indonesia frees ethnic Chinese woman jailed for blasphemy

Meliana, who was sentenced to 18 months in jail for blasphemy, has been released on parole.

Indonesia frees ethnic Chinese woman jailed for blasphemy

Indonesia

Widodo or Prabowo? Indonesia's Aceh hedges its bets

In need of development funding from Jakarta, Aceh's largest political party hedges its bets on presidential vote.

Widodo or Prabowo? Indonesia's Aceh hedges its bets

Indonesia

Are Chinese-Indonesian voters key to Prabowo's election win?

The three million Chinese-Indonesians have long faced discrimination in the country.

Are Chinese-Indonesian voters key to Prabowo's election win?

Human Rights

Indonesian Buddhist woman's blasphemy conviction upheld

Supreme Court backs Meiliana's 18-month jail sentence but her lawyer says she is a 'victim of a hoax'.

Indonesian Buddhist woman's blasphemy conviction upheld

Asia Pacific

Indonesia artists slam bill banning 'negative' foreign influences

Concerned musicians say draft legislation can be used to curb freedom of speech, a claim the government denies.

Indonesia artists slam bill banning 'negative' foreign influences

Indonesia

Indonesia presidential candidates to face off in first TV debate

Incumbent Joko Widodo and rival Prabowo Subianto will answer questions on human rights, terrorism, law and corruption.

Indonesia presidential candidates to face off in first TV debate

Asia Pacific

Can Indonesia take on other disasters after year of tragedy?

Indonesia doubles disaster relief budget, but many say more efforts are needed to tackle challenges posed by disasters.

Can Indonesia take on other disasters after year of tragedy?

Indonesia

Caught in Indonesia's tsunami - stories of survival and death

Fishing villages along the western coastline were engulfed by surging waves following the eruption of a volcano.

Caught in Indonesia's tsunami - stories of survival and death

Asia Pacific

'We're afraid of the sea': Indonesians seek shelter in mountains

Villagers in South Lampung set up makeshift camps on mountainside, fearing another tsunami will hit their homes again.

'We're afraid of the sea': Indonesians seek shelter in mountains