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Fadiyah Alaidrus

Fadiyah Alaidrus is a freelance journalist in Jakarta. Previously, she was a reporter at She writes mainly about environmental, gender and human rights issues. She has been a staff member in the Gender Division of Independent Journalists’ Alliance (AJI) Jakarta since 2019.

Eduard Lazarus

Eduard Lazarus is a writer and editor living in Jakarta covering media and political movements. His past work encompasses editing for Remotivi, a Jakarta-based independent media studies publication, and writing on cultural policy for Indonesia Arts Coalition.

Nibras Ali

Nibras is a student and a freelance illustrator based in Yogyakarta. His work includes posters and book cover illustrations. Find his work on Instagram @astro.ruby or reach him at

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