10:08 pm September 20, 2014 | No Comment
Despite the fact that his tenure will soon end, the new Religious Affairs Minister is said to be planning to make progress in resolving a dispute in East Java that has forced tens of Shia families from their homes.
9:31 pm September 19, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia's recently appointed religious affairs minister said on Friday that he would start a dialogue with the hard-line group that rejects GKI Yasmin, an embattled church in Bogor that has been shut down years ago by the government.
9:43 pm September 15, 2014 | 5 Comments
Indonesia's oldest Islamic party still in existence is facing a serious crisis of leadership, with its chairman refusing to step down and accept his replacement, who was appointed on Sunday.
7:17 pm September 9, 2014 | 5 Comments
Right activists on Tuesday expressed serious concerns about a plan to pass a bylaw that would impose a Shariah-based criminal code on non-Muslims in Aceh.
7:45 pm August 22, 2014 | 6 Comments
If Joko Widodo's supporters thought that Thursday's Constitutional Court ruling had removed the final obstacle standing between their man and the State Palace — they had underestimated the ability of Indonesian law to throw in one last Kafkaesque twist.
8:22 pm August 8, 2014 | No Comment
Lawyers for the General Election Commission (KPU) on Friday demanded the Constitutional Court throw out the case filed by Prabowo Subianto
7:40 pm July 25, 2014 | 12 Comments
The new religious affairs minister has indicated that the Baha'i religion should be the seventh religion to be recognized by the country as an official faith.
5:22 pm July 22, 2014 | No Comment
Police and security officers have beefed up safety measures at the Jakarta Governor’s office after a bomb threat addressed to president elect Joko Widodo was faxed to City Hall.
10:38 pm July 9, 2014 | 2 Comments
The ethic council of a pollsters’ group in Indonesia will begin an investigation on two polling stations that reported results on the presidential election that deviated from the majority.