Nabiha Shahab

Nabiha Shahab is a freelance writer and researcher. She has worked in international news organisations as a journalist and in projects campaigning with environmental non-governmental organisations. Her interests are mainly on environmental and development issues.

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Indonesia: Aceh publicly shames couple for gay sex

TWO men caught for engaging in gay sex were each caned 85 times before a crowd of spectators outside a mosque in the Indonesian province of Aceh on Tuesday, despite...

Life after Ahok: Jakarta’s change of guard

INDONESIA’s capital Jakarta recorded massive economic growth of over six per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017. However, growth numbers aside, daily life in Jakarta remains a struggle...