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  • 100th anniversary of Wetboek van Strafrecht voor Nederlandsch-Indie

    100th anniversary of Wetboek van Strafrecht voor Nederlandsch-Indie

    Fachrizal Afandi | | 4
    A century after the implementation of the WvSNI (the Netherland Indies criminal code), the Indonesian parliament wants to replace Dutch colonial inheritance in the criminal code with a new code, which recognises so-called Indonesian “values”.
  • The benefits of being traditional

    The benefits of being traditional

    While globalisation, migration and telecommunication are rapidly changing rural Indonesia, many big city Indonesians still believe their nation to be founded on harmonious small local traditional communities. Why does support for these communities persist?