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Indonesian police urged to halt virginity tests of women as recruiting mandate

Nov 18, 2014

Indonesian police urged to halt virginity tests of women as recruiting mandate

Human Rights Watch on Tuesday urged Indonesia's national police to halt "discriminatory" virginity tests for women applying to join the force in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country. #NewsTracker #Women #Human Rights Watch #Indonesia police #virginity tests #recruitment criteria
Tsunami warning issued after 7.3 magnitude quake hits Indonesia

Nov 15, 2014

Tsunami warning issued after 7.3 magnitude quake hits Indonesia

A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia on Saturday, sparking a tsunami warning for areas up to 300 kilometres (185 miles) away and causing panicked people to flee their homes. #NewsTracker #Tsunami #Indonesia #earthquake #Maluku Islands #7.3-magnitude
Indonesian militants awaiting release might join Islamic State

Oct 08, 2014

Indonesian militants awaiting release might join Islamic State

The looming release of hundreds of militants from Indonesia's prisons, hotbeds of radicalism where influential Islamists openly preach extremist ideology, is ringing alarm bells and raising fears some will join forces with the Islamic State group. #Syria #Indonesia #Iraq #Terrorists #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #Detention Centres #radicalism
Indonesia struggles to stop Islamic State from recruiting radicals

Oct 06, 2014

Indonesia struggles to stop Islamic State from recruiting radicals

The danger posed to Indonesia from IS was brought into focus last month when police arrested four ethnic Uighurs they allege were being taken to meet the country's most wanted militant to discuss recruitment for IS. #World #White House #India #Terrorism #Syria #NewsTracker #Indonesia #USA #Iraq #United States of America #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #home-grown terror #Yazidis #Radicalisation
Indonesian province may enact law okaying public caning for gay sex

Sep 24, 2014

Indonesian province may enact law okaying public caning for gay sex

Gay rights activist King Oey said Wednesday he would urge the central government to try and use its influence to get the bill scrapped or appeal to the country's constitutional court. #World #NewsTracker #Indonesia #Jakarta #Homosexuality #LGBT rights #gay sex #criminalising homosexuality

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Saina is a bigger star in Indonesia than in India

Jun 19, 2012

Saina is a bigger star in Indonesia than in India

The 22-year-old has reached the final of the Indonesian Open four consecutive times and has won the tournament thrice. No wonder they love her. #Saina Nehwal #JustSaying #Indonesia #Pullela Gopichand #Susi Susanti
Celebrate Saina but dont forget Kashyap

Jun 18, 2012

Celebrate Saina but dont forget Kashyap

At the Indonesia Super Series Premier the 25-year-old became the first Indian shuttler since Pullela Gopi Chand to beat a Chinese ranked in the top-five in the world. #Pullela Gopichand #Lin Dan #Chen Long #P Kashyap #Indonesia Super Series Premier #ShuttleTalk #Olympics Blogger