Abrash is a professor Antioch University and is principal and founder of ActionWorks, a public interest consulting firm. She focuses on the intersection of human rights and environmental concerns and has monitored human rights issues in Indonesia, with a special focus on Papua, since 1993.
Indonesias military buildup and East Timor-style militia activities threaten to destabilize Papua and the region.
Aceh, so long isolated from international view by the Indonesian government and military, is now--tragically--at the center of world attention.
Aceh, so long isolated from international view by the Indonesian government and military, is now??tragically??at the center of world attention.
Indonesia's recent economic and political collapse is a stark example of the outright failure of a development paradigm promoting large-scale economic growth without political, social, legal, and environmental safeguards.