FACES OF JAVA: THE WOMEN...Lifting the Veil...the Burqa Debate. June 8th 2012 FACES OF JAVA: THE WOMEN...Lifting the Veil...the Burqa Debate.
Entering the most populous Islamic Nation on Earth...I had preconceptions.
Would it be like Dubai...where veiled women walked hidden behind layers of cloth...or walked behind their husbands...where the men would invite me for coffee & a chat...confident in my portraits...but their women forbidden to my lens?
But from t ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Java The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more