Aisyah Llewellyn

Aisyah Llewellyn

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

Indonesia

Remote islanders evacuated after deadly Indonesia tsunami

Soldiers arrive in island close to volcano to pluck stranded residents who spent days in mountainous areas without food.

Remote islanders evacuated after deadly Indonesia tsunami

Indonesia

'Then the sea came': Indonesian tsunami survivors recall ordeal

Residents of badly-affected areas wary of second tsunami as death toll jumps to more than 370 people.

'Then the sea came': Indonesian tsunami survivors recall ordeal

Indonesia

Indonesian tsunami almost impossible to predict: experts

The tsunami is thought to have been triggered by the eruption of the neighbouring Anak Krakatoa volcanic island.

Indonesian tsunami almost impossible to predict: experts