Jessica Washington

Jessica Washington

Al Jazeera Correspondent in Jakarta, Indonesia

Asia Pacific

Indonesia: Jakarta bans single-use plastic bags

Increased online shopping and takeaway food during the pandemic have added to the mountain of waste in the city.

Indonesia: Jakarta bans single-use plastic bags

Asia Pacific

Indonesia mulls fate of Rohingya refugees rescued off coast

Government has yet to decide whether they can stay or will be forced back out to sea.

Indonesia mulls fate of Rohingya refugees rescued off coast

Asia Pacific

Indonesia children at risk as COVID-19 disrupts vaccination drive

Health experts warn efforts to contain pandemic could lead to an increase in preventable but fatal childhood diseases.

Indonesia children at risk as COVID-19 disrupts vaccination drive

Indonesia

Three months, 14 swab tests: A 29-year-old Indonesian's coronavirus ordeal

Airport worker Riki Permana was diagnosed in March. Now, he is struggling with the stigma associated with coronavirus.

Three months, 14 swab tests: A 29-year-old Indonesian's coronavirus ordeal

Asia Pacific

Seven Papuan protesters found guilty of treason in Indonesia

Light sentences given, but human rights activists say the defendants should never have been arrested in the first place.

Seven Papuan protesters found guilty of treason in Indonesia

Asia Pacific

Coronavirus: Indonesian patients say stigma difficult to overcome

A former COVID-19 patient shares his three-month recovery journey with Al Jazeera.

Coronavirus: Indonesian patients say stigma difficult to overcome

Indonesia

Q&A: Jakarta's governor on bringing the coronavirus under control

Anies Baswedan says he is confident the city has controlled the virus' spread and officials are alert to the risks.

Q&A: Jakarta's governor on bringing the coronavirus under control

Asia Pacific

Indonesia: Jakarta is reopening after weeks of lockdown

Healthcare workers worry the relaxation of restrictions is too soon for Southeast Asia's largest city.

Indonesia: Jakarta is reopening after weeks of lockdown

Indonesia

A lonely Eid al-Fitr under a highway in Jakarta

Workers in the Indonesian capital struggle to earn a living and support their families amid the coronavirus pandemic.

A lonely Eid al-Fitr under a highway in Jakarta