Meatball soup

Kompas – November 13, 2010
Meatball soup

Bakso seller: Mr President! Was it in the interests of Indonesian-American relations or for the sake of... bakso!

While President Obama may have charmed audiences with jokes about his fondness for the traditional bakso meatball soup he loved when living as a child in Indonesia, activists say his visit failed to address key issues such as ongoing human rights abuses in West Papua, continued military impunity and widespread violence against religious minorities.