Under the Horizon: between desperation and hope


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foto. dok. Ratu Selvi Agnesia

Under the Horizon: Between hope and desperation 

The torrent rain has finally stopped in the salt farmer’s village, leaving nothing but despair to the villagers. Most of their houses are ruined and the processed organic salt is in disarray. Pei, one of the salt farmers, and his wife Elisenda look shocked.

The organic salt, which is slowly replaced by the iodized salt in the market, causes lower income for Pei and other families in the villages, let alone heavy rain that wiped what’s left of the farmers. Baca lebih lanjut

One daughter’s solitary struggle for her father on death row


“I only want justice for my family,” Yulianni Anni, 24, told a meeting at the Judicial Commission late last week.

The meeting, attended by representatives from the Judicial Commission and the Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) discussed filing a case review on the death sentence for Anni’s father, Ruben Pata Sombu, and her older brother Markus. Baca lebih lanjut

New ruling on alcoholic beverages will not solve supply shortage


The government’s plan to allow local alcoholic beverage makers to expand their capacities will not solve the shortage supply problem and cope with country’s reliance on imports, says the Indonesian Employers Association. Baca lebih lanjut