Policy

NGO Transparency

January 6, 2014 Difa 0

by Difa Kusumadewi Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) are without doubt still needed by the community. NGOs in Indonesia have carried out various useful activities such as aiding development, education, the alleviation of poverty in remote areas, […]

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Children Behind Bars

December 9, 2013 Difa 0

by Difa Kusumadewi Based on data from July 2013, 5,730 children in Indonesia are juvenile delinquents.   Among this number, 2,233 are held in custody as detainees and 3,947 are being held as prisoners. Compared to […]

Policy

Frankincense: The Politicization of a Dying Trade

November 7, 2013 Difa 0

The History of Frankincense in Indonesia Frankincense has long been stuff of legend. Used by the Arabs since Biblical times, the crystals from the boswellia sacra were originally brought to Europe by returning Frankish Crusaders […]