• October 4, 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.

  • October 2, 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.

  • October 1, 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

  • September 21, 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bylaw which endorses stoning to death for adultery and caning of up to 100 lashes for homosexuality should be repealed immediately, international human rights organisations have declared.

  • April 8, 2009

    The human rights situation in West Papua continues to deteriorate seriously in the run-up to Indonesia’s general election, says the Australian-based Institute for Papuan Advocacy & Human Rights.

  • February 18, 2009

    East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) and three dozen other organizations have urged US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton not to assist the Indonesian military and or intelligence agencies.

  • July 28, 2008

    An Indonesian religious leader has told a visiting World Council of Churches delegation that Christians in his country see the US Democratic Party presidential candidate, Barack Obama, as a sign of hope.

  • July 24, 2008

    The concrete wall behind the altar of the Christian Church of Central Sulawesi in Palu, Indonesia, is testimony to the depth of conflict there writes Maurice Malanes. But now peace is being given a chance.

  • July 16, 2008

    A Catholic advocacy and development agency has called on the British government to fulfil its responsibilities to the people of East Timor, following a quarter-century of violence during which the UK supplied arms to Indonesia.

  • July 16, 2008

    Churches working for and end to outbreaks of ethnic and religious conflict in Indonesia will receive a solidarity visit from an international ecumenical delegation sent by the World Council of Churches.