9 dead after trying to take selfie on boat

9 people die during selfie attempt gone wrong

The victims include a mother and her twins.

On May 19, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

Kristen Gray and Saundra with their dog in Bali

Viral tweets about living cheap in Bali may lead to couple’s deportation

The couple says they're being deported because they're members of the LGBTQ community.

On Jan 19, 2021 by Samira Sadeque

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Chrissy Teigen asks fans to focus on helping locals after live-tweeting Indonesian earthquake

'Please don't make anymore news stories mentioning us.'

On Aug 6, 2018 by Christine Friar

Police in Indonesia arrested 12 transgender women and shaved their heads against their will.

Indonesian police arrest 12 trans women, shave their heads, force them into ‘conversion therapy’

'Now they are all acting like real men,' the local police chief reportedly said.

On Jan 29, 2018 by Ana Valens

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Over 140 men arrested in Indonesian gay sauna raid

Police allegedly took naked photos of the detainees and encouraged sharing them on social media.

On May 22, 2017 by Ana Valens

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Marvel accidentally published an ‘X-Men’ comic with hidden messages about religious conflicts in Indonesia

The comic includes a hidden reference to the Quran and religious tensions in Indonesia.

On Apr 10, 2017 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Indonesia destroyed a tiger statue in shame after memes savagely mocked it

We hardly knew ye.

On Mar 16, 2017 by Jay Hathaway

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Police call for Grindr and other gay-friendly apps to be banned in Indonesia

The country is also considering a ban on gay sex.

On Sep 9, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara

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The story of this epic underwater selfie goes deeper than you think

It's been floating around for a while now.

On May 13, 2016 by April Siese

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Indonesian village welcomes fallen angel that turns out to be a sex doll

Saint Do Me.

On May 2, 2016 by Gabe Bergado

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Indonesia asks Facebook, WhatsApp to block ‘gay emoji’

'Social media must respect the culture and local wisdom of the country.'

On Feb 12, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara

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Indonesian clothing company apologizes for misogynistic label

The company was forced to remove the label following outcry on social media.

On Mar 9, 2015 by Marisa Kabas

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Islam and feminism aren’t in competition

Muslim activists in Indonesia are bringing the fight for women's rights to Islam.

On Jan 24, 2015 by Rachel Rinaldo

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Apple factories and suppliers mistreat workers, report finds

It's not the first time Apple factories faced labor problems.

On Dec 18, 2014 by Selena Larson

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Oscar-nominated doc ‘The Act of Killing’ gets an eye-opening follow-up

"We must stop, acknowledge the lives destroyed, strain to listen to the silence that follows."

On Oct 23, 2014 by Joey Keeton