Indonesia

Depriving Ahmadiyah of Their Rights

Mosque of Ahmadiyah community is being banned from any religious activities by the Bekasi government. TEMPO/Dian Triyuli Handoko HOMEEDITORIAL WEDNESDAY, 10 FEBRUARY, 2016 | 16:34 WIB TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The expulsion of Ahmadiyah followers from Bangka has shown once again the weakness of the state when it comes to protecting minorities. […]

Rights Group Urges Govt. to Protect Ahmadis in Bangka, Indonesia

Jakarta. A rights group has urged the Indonesian government to take firm action against local authorities in the Bangka district of Bangka-Belitung Islands province to stop the expulsion of the Ahmadiyah religious minority, and to protect its members. The local government on Bangka Island is currently expelling members of the community, after it issued a Jan. 5 […]

Daesh, Islam Nusantara and shades of grey

Asiapacific.anu.edu.au:  It’s an old enemy of Wahhabism. But is Indonesia’s Nahdlatul Ulama and its project of tolerant, peaceful Islam an antidote to the extremism of Islamic State?  A statement late last year by Islamic State’s spokesman and senior leader, Sheikh Abu Muhammad Al Adnani, drew attention mainly because of his […]

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