Michael Bachelard For almost five years Indonesia did not execute a prisoner on death row. But since a Malawian drug smuggler broke that drought on March 15, the floodgates have opened.
Michael Bachelard Indonesia’s aggressive anti-terror police unit, Densus 88, shot dead four suspected terrorists on Wednesday in two separate incidents.
Michael Bachelard The flow of Rohingya refugees out of Myanmar is rapidly becoming the Muslim world's version of Australia's refugee problem.
Jonathan Pearlman A 56-year-old British grandmother has lost her appeal against a sentence of death by firing squad for trafficking drugs in Indonesia.
Michael Bachelard Indonesia has experienced a "sharp uptick" in religiously motivated violence, with Islamic gangs regularly attacking Christian churches as well as "deviant sects" of their own faith, a strongly...
Michael Bachelard INDONESIA has experienced a ''sharp uptick'' in religiously motivated violence, with Islamic gangs regularly attacking Christian churches and ''deviant sects'' of their own faith, a report has warned.
Michael Bachelard Australian travellers to Indonesia beware: smuggling drugs will still earn you jail time but, if an official draft of the country's new criminal code becomes law, witches and people practising "black...
Michael Bachelard Former beauty queen and Indonesian politician Angelina Sondakh cited her achievements in Australian high school chemistry during her sentencing for corruption.
Michael Bachelard ONE of the most compelling characters in the new documentary The Act of Killing is an obese, cross-dressing gangster-cum-actor named Herman Koto.
Michael Bachelard, Indonesia Hillary Clinton defends the Obama administration's decision to provide air-to-surface missiles to the Indonesian military despite its record of human rights abuses in West Papua.
Hamish McDonald Just over a month ago, popular Darwin identity Vikki Riley was riding her bike on one of her regular visits to asylum seekers at the Airport Lodge, a motel turned into a detention centre, when she...
Michael Bachelard Tony Abbott has vowed not to lecture the Indonesian government about asylum seekers even though a number of Indonesian officials have expressed objections to his policy.
The federal government has confirmed an Australian was on board a small plane missing on the Indonesian island of Borneo.
Michael Bachelard A senior Indonesian legislator has hit out at Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr for having 'double standards' after he called for an inquiry into the police killing of a West Papuan independence...
JAKARTA: An Indonesian man convicted of terror offences has escaped from a high-security jail by wearing a burqa.
Michael Bachelard Jakarta IN AUGUST this year, a 69-year-old prisoner died of natural causes in an Indonesian hospital. This was not meant to happen.
Michael Bachelard, Jakarta Indonesian police have arrested 11 suspected terrorists who they say planned to detonate a number of bombs, including one at a building across the road from the Australian embassy in Jakarta, and...
An Indonesian court has indicted two Britons on multiple charges involving an alleged cocaine drug ring on Bali, which could see them both face the death penalty.
Michael Bachelard SCHAPELLE CORBY could be out of Kerobokan prison as early as July, but would need to live for the next five years in Indonesia, the governor of Bali's jail revealed last night.
Indonesian searchers have found the second "black box" of a new Russian passenger jet, three weeks after it crashed into a mountain, killing all 45 people on board, an official says.