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.

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Papua: Another East Timor?

Indonesia’s military buildup and East Timor-style militia activities threaten to destabilize Papua and the region.

Will the Bush Administration's Actions Move Aceh Toward Peace or a Continued Descent Into Destruction?

Aceh, so long isolated from international view by the Indonesian government and military, is now--tragically--at the center of world attention.

Phoenix Rising? Will the Bush Administration's Actions Move Aceh Toward Peace or a Continued Descent Into Destruction?

Aceh, so long isolated from international view by the Indonesian government and military, is now??tragically??at the center of world attention.

Indonesia After Suharto

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.

Topics of Interest

Asia/Pacific, Democratization, environment, human rights, Indonesia and East Timor, Papua