Debra Yatim


Country: Indonesia

Debra Yatim is an activist, journalist, columnist and documentary filmmaker and Founder of three NGOs in Indonesia. She has published five poetry collections, and written a cycle of one-woman plays about polygamy. Driven by compassion and a proud sense of justice, Debra is an advocate for human and minority group rights.

Debra Yatim adalah seorang pegiat, jurnalis, kolumnis, dan pembuat film dokumenter serta pendiri tiga LSM di Indonesia. Ia telah mempublikasikan lima kumpulan puisi, dan menulis sebuah siklus drama dengan satu pemain perempuan mengenai poligami. Didorong oleh kasih sayang dan rasa bangga akan keadilan, Debra menjadi pendukung hak asasi manusia dan kelompok minoritas.

Appearing in

Main Program | The Price of Democracy

Jakarta’s deadly riots following the formal results issued after Indonesia’s 17 April elections overshadowed what had been a peaceful process. Jokowi’s victory was a sigh of relief for the nation’s …


Main Program | Lessons Learned

“When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in,” muses Murakami in Kafka on the Shore. Love a good true, transformative story? A …


Book Launch | Jakarta-Papua Peace Dialogue: A Papuan Perspective

Over the past few months, Papua, Indonesia’s eastern-most province, has been front page news. The relationship between Papua and Jakarta has never been easy. Come and learn about the Papuan …