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Indonesia: Pluralism is in danger now in Indonesia
In what was widely seen as an apparent campaign against freedom of thought and religion, the state-sanctioned Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) issued a fatwa outlawing liberal Islamic thoughts.
Indonesia: The shadow of extremism
Roger Hardy asks if the world's biggest Muslim country can shake off extremism and make the transition to democracy.
Indonesia: Indonesia plans new morality laws
Adulterers, cohabiting unmarried couples and those who kiss in public could all become criminals if a new Indonesian penal code is approved.
Indonesia: The Islamic Defenders Front and the Indonesia Mujahidin Council in Acheh
Statement by the government in exile of Acheh.
Indonesia: Stop all military operations in Aceh!
Rather than helping the people, in a number of areas, troops are intimidating villagers, scaring them away from their villages and then looting their homes, and in several cases, killing alleged separatists who are not armed.
Indonesia: Treatment of Tsunami tragedy victims has to pay special attention to women and children
Press release by Solidaritas Perempuan (Women's Solidarity for Human Rights)
Indonesia: Islam and Interfaith Relations in South Asia
Lily Zakiyah Munir is a leading Muslim women’s rights activist in Indonesia and works closely with the ‘ulama and students of Indonesian Islamic boarding schools or pesantrens.
Indonesia: Gender expert Musdah speaks within reason
Siti Musdah Mulia has raised the ire of many for her boldness in criticizing some aspects of Islam considered sacred.
Indonesia: Abortion issue sparks variety of reactions
A proposal by 13 Muslim scholars that abortion be legalized for pregnancy caused by rape or incest has sparked a variety of reactions among religious leaders.
Indonesia: Reviews laws on sex
Proposals for a revamp of the Indonesian civil code could make sex outside marriage a crime.
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