Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: Indonesia

HRW urges Indonesia to protect newly arrived Rohingya refugees

Human Rights Watch on Tuesday urged the Indonesian authorities to immediately halt all pushbacks of boats transporting ethnic Rohingya migrants, as well as look...

Indonesia loses right to host FIFA U-20 World Cup after protests against Israel’s participation

FIFA has announced that Indonesia will no longer be hosting the Under-20 football World Cup due to protests against Israel's participation, which led to the cancellation of the main event of the tournament.

Amidst fear of many deaths, boat with 58 Rohingyas reaches beach in Indonesia

Dozens of Rohingya Muslims were found on a beach in Indonesia’s northernmost province of Aceh on Sunday after weeks at sea, AP reported. The group...

Why are shallow earthquakes more destructive? The disaster in Java is a devastating example

Phil R. Cummins, Australian National University; Mudrik Rahmawan Daryono, Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional (BRIN), and Stacey Servito Martin, Australian National University On November 21...

Death toll in Indonesia quake rises to 162

A powerful earthquake has shaken Indonesia’s main island of Java, killing 162 people and injuring hundreds of others. The toll is expected to rise further.

129 killed in stampede at Indonesia football match

At least 129 people have been killed and dozens injured in a stampede during a riot at a football match in the province of East Java in Indonesia.