Indonesia: Ahmadis’ hopes dashed by Constitutional Court

  • Karina M. TehusijaranaThe Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, July 24 2018

The Constitutional Court once again rejected a judicial review petition to strike down the 1965 Blasphemy Law as unconstitutional on Monday.

The law prohibits people from publicly spreading beliefs and teachings that can be considered heresy.

The law also serves as the basis for Article 156 (a) of the Criminal Code, which dictates that blasphemy is punishable with up to five years i…


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