Shia community has the right to stay: Chief Justice Mahfud

The Jakarta Post,

The Constitution guarantees all citizens the right to choose their place to live, therefore, the government has no right to force them to move to another location, one of the country’s top judges has said.

Constitutional Court Chief Justice, Indonesia

Constitutional Court chief justice Mahfud MD rejected government’s plan to relocate the Shia community that had become the target of attacks in Sampang, Madura, in East Java.

Read more

 

Categories: Asia, Indonesia

Leave a Reply