Tiffany Teng

Musicians and poets in Myanmar have long been linked to political activism, and this is still true today. Though expressing their opinions and fighting for human rights may get them into trouble, these rebellious and audacious spirits channeled their anger into starting progressive social movements.

Finneke Wolajan

Meskipun memiliki jejak sejarah yang panjang di nusantara, Yudaisme tidak termasuk dalam enam agama resmi Indonesia. Kini, sebuah komunitas Yahudi di Sulawesi Utara—tempat berdirinya satu-satunya sinagog di Indonesia—berupaya menghidupi kepercayaan mereka sambil berinteraksi dengan damai dengan pemeluk agama lain.

Finneke Wolajan

Despite a long history in Indonesia, Judaism isn’t one of the country’s officially recognised religions. But a small community in North Sulawesi—home to the only synagogue in the archipelago—isn’t letting that hold them back from worshipping while living in harmony alongside neighbours of other religions.

Tonggo Simangunsong

Pariwisata halal telah menjadi bisnis besar di Asia Tenggara beberapa tahun belakangan. Tetapi bagi masyarakat yang menempatkan babi sebagai komoditas penting dalam aktivitas ekonomi maupun budaya, inisiatif pemerintah ini menimbulkan kontroversi.

Tonggo Simangunsong

Halal tourism has become big business in Southeast Asia in recent years. But in communities that have traditionally celebrated pigs, this initiative by local governments has caused concern and contention.

Wei Jiet Lim

It’s been a rollercoaster ride of a week for Malaysians as they watched their politicians horse-trading and jockeying for political gain. Following the appointment of Muhyiddin Yassin to the premiership, Malaysians are worried that all their efforts to create lasting change in their country might be for naught.

Thum Ping Tjin, Febriana Firdaus, Hasbi Ilman

Hidup sebagai pengungsi politik di Inggris, aktivis Benny Wenda memimpin Gerakan Pembebasan untuk Papua—mengkampanyekan kemerdekaan tanah airnya, yang berjarak hampir separuh dunia dari tempat ia tinggal sekarang.

Ellen Lee

A new censorship scandal has struck the Malaysian art scene. This isn’t new for the country’s National Art Gallery, but Ahmad Fuad Osman’s case has disrupted the usual official silence and undermined the shadowy powers directing the development of visual arts in the country.

New Naratif

We believe in openness and transparency. As a matter of principle, we share how we’ve been doing, from the amount of content we’ve published to the state of our finances. Here's our report from the April - Sept 2019 (with accounts from Oct 2018 - Sept 2019).