Indonesian security forces Monday tore down three Christian churches in Aceh, bowing to demands from Muslim hard-liners after deadly religious violence rocked the staunchly Islamic province last week.
Foreigners on death row in Indonesia have been denied basic rights and beaten for confessions, Amnesty International said Thursday, in a damning report that slammed the country's continued use of the death penalty for drug-related crimes.
A missing Indonesian man was found alive, naked and floating in a huge volcanic lake on Tuesday two days after the helicopter in which he was traveling crashed.
Indonesia's disaster chief Tuesday rejected criticism his country was not doing enough to combat the haze crisis, saying every possible resource was being deployed to fight forest fires blanketing Southeast Asia in smog.
Health-conscious Jakartans are on a shopping spree this weekend.
The forest fires blanketing Southeast Asia in choking haze are on track to become among the worst on record, NASA has warned, with a prolonged dry season hampering efforts to curb a crisis that has persisted for nearly two decades.
Thirteen years after winning independence from Indonesia, East Timor has to wage another struggle for justice with a more powerful neighbor -- but this time in the courts, the nation's prime minister says.
Indonesian police were Wednesday investigating claims that several Rohingya women were sexually assaulted by local men outside a camp housing members of the Myanmar minority who had arrived as migrants by boat.
Two British journalists have gone on trial in Indonesia for allegedly trying to make a documentary about piracy without the correct visas, and could face up to five years in jail, an official said Tuesday.
A lucrative illegal market for land to plant crops such as oil palm is a major cause of annual fires in Indonesia, a senior forestry researcher says, with the racket driven by complicit local officials and the global demand for commodities.