Slide Show: Capturing Indonesia’s Many Sides
Sagalyn joined 10 other U.S. journalists on the International Reporting Project-sponsored trip, where they visited the capital, Jakarta, Western Kalimantin and Yogyakarta.
They met with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, officials at the U.S. Embassy, university students, religious and human rights leaders. They heard from former illegal loggers, a palm-oil tycoon, environmental advocates, public-health professionals, and teachers and clerics at a Muslim boarding school, and made a stop to an orangutan refuge.
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