PHOTO ESSAY
Toto Santiko
Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder. Symptoms can include hallucinations, delusions, apathy, disorganized thinking – and even suicidal tendencies. In Indonesia, however, sufferers rarely get the medical attention they need. Instead, they are kept out of sight by their families, in some…
Nico Haryono
On a humid day in early 1951, more than 12,000 former Indonesian soldiers from the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army, or Koninklijk Nederlands-Indisch Leger, and their families boarded sailing ships for the Netherlands to start a new life. Most were from the Maluku Islands. Among the passengers on…
Kemal Jufri
In 2015, Europe faced its largest migration crisis since World War II. The vast majority migrants came from war-torn Syria and Iraq. Others, such as Iranians and Afghans, fled their countries to escape religious persecution and possible death. Many of them took their chances aboard unseaworthy boats…
July-Sep 2016
Gabriella Ariffin
Young girls around the world play with dolls. This has not been lost on Rumah Boneka, an Indonesian cottage industry that makes classic wooden dollhouses. Their productions are handcrafted, colorful and will put a smile on the face of any child. Sanny Suheri, the person behind these seemingly magical…
Bjorn Vaughn
Imagine that it’s the middle of the night and you’re asleep in your bedroom. Suddenly you wake up gasping for air. Your body is numb; you feel sick. You take a deep breath, but the room is full of smog. You reach for the respirator on the bedside table and press it against your face, but…