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Convicts to face firing squad on Tuesday: Lawyer

Seven of 10 death row convicts placed in isolation cells on Nusakambangan prison Island will be executed on Tuesday, lawyer Utomo Karim said after visiting his client, Nigerian Raheem Agbaje,…

Executions imminent after convicts put in isolation cells: Lawyer

The executions of 10 death row inmates looks imminent after they were placed on isolation cells on the Nusakambangan prison island, a lawyer for one of the convicts said on…

Gus Dur, Sarwo to be named national heroes

Social Affairs Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa confirmed on Saturday that former president Abdurrahman “Gus Dur” Wahid and former army commander Sarwo Edhie Wibowo would soon be declared national heroes, as…

Statue of young Gus Dur unveiled in park

A statue of the esteemed cleric of pluralism and former president Abdurrahman "Gus Dur" Wahid as a boy was unveiled in Amir Hamzah Park in Menteng, Central Jakarta, on Saturday.

People show enthusiasm during AAC commemoration

Enthusiasm was evident as thousands of people, including schoolchildren, greeted delegates and heads of states and governments to join in the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Asian-African Conference…

Equality key to realizing Bandung Spirit

Leaders in Asia and Africa reiterated the importance of multilateralism and equal treatment in strengthening cooperation between countries on the two continents, in the process criticizing the Western-led economic bloc…

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