Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Home » Archives by category » Countries » Indonesia

Indonesia govt fails to protect religious minorities: rights group

There has been a “steady increase” in violent incidents against religious minorities, including persecution against Ahmadiyya and Shia Muslims, as well as some Christian communities, Kine said. Source: ucanews.com | Katharina R. Lestari…

Brazil ‘outraged’ by Indonesia drug trafficking execution

Source: bbc.co.uk Brazil says it is “outraged” by the execution of one its citizens in Indonesia for drug trafficking. Marco Archer Cardoso Moreira, 53, was arrested in 2003 after police…

Jakarta: Religious Affairs minister defends teacher accused of “proselytising”

Source: m.asianews.it Lukman Hakim Saifuddin intervenes in a dispute involving a Muslim professor in Banda Aceh, who took her students to a church. He called the dean of the university, asking…

Charlie Hebdo Exposes Southeast Asia’s Hypocrisy

Source: thediplomat.com The attacks should prompt Muslim-majority states to examine their own records. The two major Muslim-majority states of Southeast Asia, Indonesia and Malaysia, have joined the chorus of condemnations against…

AirAsia Flight QZ8501: Plane may have landed on water, overcome by high seas: experts

As search teams hunt for the black boxes of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, analysts say the pilot may have managed to make an emergency water landing, only for the plane to…

Indonesians top list of Umrah arrivals

Indonesian pilgrims leave Friday prayers at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia, in this Oct. 11, 2013 file photo. (AP) JEDDAH: ARAB NEWS Published…

Humanity First Indonesia Celebrates the New Year with City Clean up

When citizens of new year partying at the monument a few hours earlier, trash mounted. As usual, the sanitation department of DKI Jakarta will be busy cleaning up the garbage…

AirAsia QZ8501: Forty bodies found in missing plane search

BBC News: At least 40 bodies have been recovered from the sea in the search for missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501, the Indonesian navy says. The bodies were spotted along with…

Indonesia: missing AirAsia plane could be at ‘bottom of sea’

FERGUS JENSEN AND SIVA GOVINDASAMY | REUTERS Published — Monday 29 December 2014 Last update 29 December 2014 10:16 am JAKARTA: A missing AirAsia jet carrying 162 people could be…

AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing en route to Singapore

ARLINA ARSHAD | AFP Published — Sunday 28 December 2014 Last update 28 December 2014 10:05 am JAKARTA: An AirAsia plane with 162 people on board went missing in bad…

Jakarta Post Editor’s Blasphemy Case ‘Under Review’: Police

By Dominic Diongson on 10:37 am Dec 16, 2014 Category Crime, Front Page, News, Politics Tags: blasphemy, Islam, Jakarta Post, Meidyatama Suryodiningrat Jakarta. Hints emerged on Monday the police may be softening their stance in the blasphemy investigation against The…

Indonesian editor accused of blasphemy over IS cartoon AFP

Dawn: JAKARTA: The chief editor of a leading English-language newspaper in Muslim-majority Indonesia has been named a suspect in a blasphemy case after the publication of a cartoon about the…

Activists to meet with Indonesian president over displaced Ahmadiyya – Say the minority Muslim group’s rights have been routinely violated

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta Indonesia December 8, 2014 Human rights activists said Monday they will be pushing President Joko Widodo to find a solution to the Ahmadiyya refugee situation during a…

Indonesia: Activists to meet with president over displaced Ahmadiyya

Source: ucanews.com HR activists say the minority Muslim group’s rights have been routinely violated Human rights activists said Monday they will be pushing President Joko Widodo to find a solution to the…

Religion as a political game: rising intolerance in Indonesia

Source: opendemocracy.net Indonesia’s rising religious intolerance stems from a political pact… The new president, Joko Widodo, must stop the violence before it’s too late. Bahasa Indonesia In Indonesia, religious intolerance on the…

Ahmadiyya point of view to be respected.

Ahmadis interpret about the existence of a prophet after Prophet Muhammad. The interpretation is contrary to the interpretation of Sibi Muslims who form the majority of Muslims in Indonesia. This…

Muslim clerics gather in Iran to discuss how to counter terrorism

Clerics from 80 countries plan how to combat extremist groups including ISIS The Huffington Post: Shiite and Sunni clerics from about 80 countries gathered in Iran’s holy city of Qom…

FIRST NON-MUSLIM TO BE SWORN IN AS JAKARTA GOVERNOR

The secular country of 240 million people has seen a rise in attacks over the last decade against Christians, Shia Muslims and members of Ahmadiyah, a small Islamic sect. Deputy Governor…

Page 1 of 56123Next ›Last »