Jeffrey Hutton

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Jeff is a contributing writer for The News Lens. He is a freelance writer and journalist living in Jakarta specializing in politics, business and development issues.

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2018/04/06 | Jeffrey Hutton
INDONESIA: Walking with Waria as LGBT Humiliation Accelerates in Aceh
The ongoing crackdown on expressions of LGBT identity in Indonesia has a painful human cost.
2018/02/14 | Jeffrey Hutton
Corruption 101: An Insider's Guide to Graft in Indonesia
Jeffery Hutton offers a rare peek inside the sooty world of coal mining and the greased palms that make it happen.
2018/02/02 | Jeffrey Hutton
On the Front Line with Indonesia's Transgender Community
Amid an increasingly conservative national mood, Indonesia's transgender community is once again on the front line in the battle against intolerance.
2017/10/23 | Jeffrey Hutton
Gay Man Speaks on Indonesian Intolerance from Jakarta Prison
Growing intolerance in Indonesia is taking a human toll on gay men rounded up and prosecuted for public nudity under the country's archaic anti-pornography laws.
2017/05/08 | Jeffrey Hutton
Indonesia’s Next Jokowi?
The secret to reform in Indonesia is simple, don’t mention religion.
2017/04/27 | Jeffrey Hutton
Coldplay, Ahok and Fixing Jakarta
To make progress in Jakarta, it won’t be enough to simply say: 'I will fix you.'
2017/03/14 | Jeffrey Hutton
Jakarta Keeps Street-Level Integrity amid Indonesia's Colossal Kickback Scandal
Indonesia is in the grips of a kickback scandal that reaches into the pocket of almost every single Indonesian.
2017/02/20 | Jeffrey Hutton
The Heart of the Matter in Jakarta
The silver lining from Wednesday’s results is that Ahok, an ethnic Chinese, was on the ballot at all, writes Jeffrey Hutton in Jakarta.
2017/02/13 | Jeffrey Hutton
In Indonesia, Women Take a Stand Against Everyday Graft
When it comes to fighting corruption, a group of women are challenging their peers to look in the mirror.
2017/01/28 | Jeffrey Hutton
In Indonesia, Change Doesn’t Start at Home
Attitudes in Indonesia aren't terribly liberal to begin with. One survey has found that gay, lesbian and transgendered Indonesian were the most hated group in the country.
2017/01/04 | Jeffrey Hutton
From Turning Tricks to Stomping Kickflips in Jakarta
Park life in the slums: Why the problems facing the controversial Jakarta governor could hurt the city’s skateboarding community.
2016/12/27 | Jeffrey Hutton
HIV in Asia – A Tale of Two Cities
The cultural and institutional headwinds suggest Indonesia’s HIV-AIDS epidemic will get worse before it gets better, writes Jeff Hutton.
2016/12/16 | Jeffrey Hutton
The iPhone or the App: Why Indonesia Risks Being Nudged out of the Tech Game
It’s not the iPhones Indonesia should make it’s the apps on the phones, writes Jeffrey Hutton.
2016/12/06 | Jeffrey Hutton
Snow Days in Jakarta
The 200,000 Muslim conservative protesters who took to the streets of Jakarta on Friday walked a tightrope between success and alienation, writes Jeffrey Hutton.