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Jakarta, Indonesia

Contributors: Asma Nadia
Jakarta, Indonesia

« While Jakarta has had many names, "Jayakarta" translates to "victorious deed" or "complete victory" in Sanskrit. »

A car screeching. People screaming. All eyes were drawn to one spot. A body sprawled on the sidewalk, rigid with pain, one of his hands clenched into a fist. A puddle of rainwater near his head slowly...

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Zein mengenali kerinduan itu.

Kerinduan yang mengental di mata Emak setiap musim haji tiba.

Suara ban mobil mendecit-decit.
Orang-orang memekik. Sementara...

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A short note by a female Muslim writer

As a teenager I didn’t know I could be a writer, even though my older sister, who had published her writing in various magazines, encouraged me to write. So, I wrote a...

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