Indonesia

  • 13 Oct 2010

    UK trade unionists are protesting outside the Nespresso Café in London's Knightsbridge today, as part of a global campaign targetting the company.

  • 12 Jul 2010

    I’m always complaining about food bills. My family will testify how annoyed I get when they then waste the purchased food. “Do you know that people in England and Wales throw away 3.6 million tonnes of food each year?” I ask my three teenage boys, “and that 60 per cent of it is untouched, with salad, fruit and bread being the most commonly wasted?” I fail to engender outrage. But then we’re better off than most. At the weekend the charity, ‘Contact a Family’, warned that families in UK with disabled children are going without basics such as food after being left in financial "dire straits”.

  • 13 May 2010

    Life is becoming dangerous for Christians in Indonesia because of outside extremists, the head of a grouping of churches in the Muslim-majority nation has warned.

  • 27 Feb 2010

    The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) has urged the Obama administration not to offer increased US military assistance to Indonesia, given the dire human rights situation there.

  • 26 Dec 2009

    Countries across the Indian Ocean have marked the fifth anniversary of the Asian tsunami which killed almost 250,000 people, rendered many more homeless, and left properties and businesses devastated.

  • 6 Oct 2009

    The Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC) is today launching radio and TV appeals for public funds to help those affected by the earthquakes and typhoons that struck last week.

  • 4 Oct 2009

    Having launched an Indonesian and Philippines Emergency Appeal on Thursday 1 October, the development agency Christian Aid has already set aside £100,000 for partners with whom it works in Indonesia.

  • 2 Oct 2009

    The UK-based international development agency, Christian Aid, has launched an emergency appeal for victims of the Indonesian earthquake. Its partner agencies in the country have already sent emergency task forces to the affected area.

  • 1 Oct 2009

    The number of recorded victims of a powerful earthquake that struck the Indonesian island of Sumatra yesterday is increasing rapidly and now exceeds 500. International aid and development organisations are gearing up for action

  • 21 Sep 2009

    A new Indonesian bylaw which endorses stoning to death for adultery and caning of up to 100 lashes for homosexuality should be repealed immediately, international human rights organisations have declared.