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How Veronica Koman Became One of Indonesia's Most Wanted Activists

Veronica Koman has been branded a traitor for her work defending human rights in Papua. She speaks to Vice World News about the reasons behind her activism, and the toll it’s taken on her personal life.
I Was There When...
13:32

The Toxic Mud Volcano that Wiped Out Entire Villages

In this episode of “I Was There”, we meet with Harwati, a mudflow survivor who was born and raised in Sidoarjo.
Rainbow Guide to Life
17:05

How a Trans Woman Became Indonesia's First Public Official

Hendrika Mayora Victoria Kelan is a trans woman who overcame impossible odds to become Indonesia’s first Trans Official.
VICE World News APAC
12:04

Deadly Tiger Attacks Are on the Rise in this Indonesian Village

Residents of the protected Leuser National park in Aceh struggle to keep Sumatran tigers away from their livestock and homes.
VWN Super-Users
8:32

I Accidentally Discovered My Long Lost Twin on TikTok

“When I saw her online, I was so shocked that I started crying. I couldn't even say a word. Never in my life did I think I would have a twin.”
VWN Super-Users
8:39

Separated Indonesian twins reunited on Tik Tok

“When I saw her online, I was so shocked that I started crying. I couldn't even say a word. Never in my life did I think I would have a twin.”
VICE World News APAC
13:22

Poverty, and Palm Oil are Driving Deforestation in Indonesia

VICE travels to the forests of Aceh province, a region still struggling with palm oil related deforestation, a troubling history of burning land, and an impoverished community caught in a vicious cycle of poverty.
WET MARKETS EXPOSED / Clip
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How Wet Markets Help Viruses Pass From Animals to Humans

Dr. Christian Walzer reveals how wet markets create the "cauldron of contagions" that allow viruses to spread between species, and eventually to humans.
Word of Mouth
8:36

Indonesian Food Served In The Back Of A Convenience Store

Indo Java, an Indonesian market in the Elmhurst neighborhood of Queens, seems like an unassuming shop to passersby. But the smells coming from the tiny makeshift kitchen lure people inside to taste the flavors of Indonesian cuisine.
Indonesia Riot
16:33

Terrorist Pirates of Southeast Asia

Indonesian fishermen, lured by higher paychecks and steady work, are leaving poorer fishing villages for Malaysia, and are sailing right into the jaws of Abu Sayyaf.
Indonesia Riot
19:34

The Wild Tastes of Indonesia’s Bushmeat Markets

In North Sulawsi’s Minahasa heartlands, the local cuisine gets pretty wild. Bushmeats like rats, snakes, bats, and monkey are a vital part of Minahasan cuisine. But the bushmeat trade is also pushing some animals closer to extinction.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
2:56

Crowds Cheered As Gay Men Were Caned Dozens of Times in Indonesia

Crowd chants as two gay men in Indonesia are publicly caned for having sex
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