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Censorship in Paradise

There is no doubt that Bali is a beautiful place. Lush green rice terraces, created through the hard work of Balinese farmers, bordered by dense coconut palms and frangipani trees. Along the coast, this is supplemented by wonderful beaches and vast stretches of turquoise seas. Adding to the beauty, lays what Westerners see as a colorful and exotic religious and …

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1965 Recalled by the Survivors

The old woman, dressed in a white kebaya, stood up. Her forehead furrowed a little, as if she were trying to remember something. “That morning, I came early to the office,” she said very slowly. “Most of my colleagues had already arrived, discussing the latest news from the radio about the kidnapping and murder of the generals.” Instrumental music was …

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Jakarta Theater Festival Enters Its 40th Year, but Is That Enough?

One of the longest-running festivals in the city is back for another year: The Jakarta Theater Festival, presenting 16 theater groups that have advanced to the final competition, through Dec. 13. Founded in 1973 by Indonesian theater pioneer Wahyu Sihombing , the festival was first organized by the Jakarta Arts Council (DKJ) as the Young Persons’ Theater Festival with the …

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Some things to mention from Sandra Fiona Long, a friend in Melbourne

This week by Sandra Fiona Long http://www.hadesfading.com/blog.html 11/11/2012 Some things to mention. 1 million stars project: Yesterday I helped out on a project which has been instigated by artist and weaver extraordinaire Maryanne Talia Pau – she aims, with a whole lot of others who may want to join in, to weave 1 million stars for peace. Her work is …

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