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Indonesian loses blasphemy appeal over mosque loudspeaker complaint

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s Supreme Court has upheld a jail sentence for a mother of four who was convicted last year on...
"Moaning About Mosque Loudspeaker Not Blasphemy": Indonesian Muslim Group

“Moaning About Mosque Loudspeaker Not Blasphemy”: Indonesian Muslim Group

JAKARTA:  Indonesia's biggest Islamic organisation called for greater tolerance on Friday as it criticised a court that jailed a mother of four for blasphemy after...
Indonesian Woman's Jailing Over Mosque Noise Sparks Backlash

Indonesian Woman’s Jailing Over Mosque Noise Sparks Backlash

JAKARTA —  Indonesia's jailing of a woman for complaining about the volume of a mosque loudspeaker has sparked a wave of criticism, with a petition...

Indonesia’s main Muslim group criticizes blasphemy sentence

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's largest Muslim organization has criticized the blasphemy conviction and imprisonment of a Buddhist woman who complained that the call...
Indonesian youth: Saudi Arabia has 'politicised' Hajj

Indonesian youth: Saudi Arabia has ‘politicised’ Hajj

Depok, Indonesia - Saudi Arabia has "politicised" access to the Hajj, according to organisers of a Muslim youth conference in Indonesia. Ziyad Abdul Malik,...
Hardline Muslims Rally Outside Facebook's Indonesian HQ

Hardline Muslims Rally Outside Facebook’s Indonesian HQ

About 200 Muslims rallied Friday outside Facebook's headquarters in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta to protest the social media giant's blocking of pages that...
Thousands rally in Jakarta against US Jerusalem move

Thousands rally in Jakarta against US Jerusalem move

Tens of thousands of protesters rallied outside the US embassy in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, against President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's...
Hard-line Islamist Groups Meet Official, Popular Roadblocks in Indonesia

Hard-line Islamist Groups Meet Official, Popular Roadblocks in Indonesia

After playing a major role in Indonesian politics by influencing the Jakarta election, hard-line Islamist groups may have hit an impasse. Although they were...

Indonesia’s blasphemy law

Jakarta (dpa) - Indonesia's blasphemy law originated with a 1965 presidential decree from the country's first president, Sukarno, a response to demands from majority...
Saudi Arabia Quietly Spreads its Brand of Puritanical Islam in Indonesia

Saudi Arabia Quietly Spreads its Brand of Puritanical Islam in Indonesia

When Ulil Abshar-Abdalla was a teenager in Pati, Central Java, he placed first in an Arabic class held at his local madrasa. The prize...

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