Our starving children
Just recently, this newspaper reported 11 children died of acute malnutrition in Kupang, West Timor within just three weeks. Four of them were from an ex-East Timor refugee camp in Kupang district (The Jakarta Post, Jan. 15).
The story of the mortality of the 11 children was “fortunate” in being seized upon by the media both at the national and the provincial level. But this coul...