Philip Jacobson

Philip Jacobson is an Indonesia-based journalist who has lived in Yogyakarta, Banda Aceh and Jakarta. He works for You can email him at

Stories By Philip Jacobson

These Vietnamese Girls Were Abducted and Sold in China. One Daring Group of Do-Gooders Kidnapped Them Back.

When hundreds of young women were sent off to brothels, factories and eager husbands across the border, a local children’s foundation hatched a heroic rescue plan.