12:15 am October 31, 2014 | No Comment
The lone minister to survive the cut in President Joko Widodo’s cabinet from the previous administration has unveiled plans to draft a bill that would afford unprecedented protection to religious minority groups, continuing where he left off in his battle against rising religious intolerance.
12:48 pm October 30, 2014 | No Comment
The lone minister to survive the cut to President Joko Widodo’s cabinet from the previous administration has unveiled plans to draft a bill that would afford unprecedented protection to religious minority groups, continuing where he left off in his battle against rising religious intolerance.
6:25 pm October 24, 2014 | No Comment
Yogyakarta Police banned a media literacy workshop about Islamic fundamentalism intended to be conducted on Friday morning after threats were circulated by an Islamic fundamentalist group.
5:59 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
Hundreds of residents of Tulungagung district in East Java rallied on Wednesday to protest the establishment of a local chapter of the hard-line Islamic Defenders Front, a thuggish vigilante organization better known as the FPI.
2:09 pm October 19, 2014 | No Comment
Support for Islamic State’s campaign in the Middle East, including young men who have traveled there to join the fight, will pose a challenge for Jokowi when he is inaugurated Oct. 20 to lead a country with a history of terror attacks.
11:20 pm October 17, 2014 | No Comment
The Jakarta Police are continuing to build a case against 22 members of the hard-line Islamic Defenders Front, or FPI, who were involved in a violent demonstration outside the City Council building earlier this month that resulted in more than a dozen police officers getting injured.
12:25 pm October 15, 2014 | No Comment
The Indonesian government has sided with Islamic hard-liners in requesting the Constitutional Court throw out a challenge to the 1974 Marriage Law by petitioners seeking recognition for interfaith marriages.
7:06 pm October 14, 2014 | No Comment
Authorities in Malaysia have banned liberal Muslim scholar Ulil Abshar Abdalla from a seminar on the grounds that he might spread the teachings of the Ahmadiyah minority sect — of which he is not a follower.
3:39 pm October 14, 2014 | No Comment
Police in the capital have finished compiling evidence against the hard-line Islamic Defenders Front, better known as the FPI, and will hand over the case file to prosecutors on Tuesday.
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