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In Indonesia, a Rising Tide of Religious Intolerance
October 12, 2022

In Indonesia, a Rising Tide of Religious Intolerance

By Laura Arman
Despite its official motto of "unity in diversity," the country is becoming increasingly inhospitable for members of religious minorities.

Indonesian Girls Are Under Pressure to Wear the Hijab
September 14, 2022

Indonesian Girls Are Under Pressure to Wear the Hijab

By Ana Salvá
Pressures on women to follow Islamic dress codes are increasing. That paves the way for further restrictions on girls and women, experts say.
Is Abu Bakar Bashir Really Walking Away From Violent Extremism?
August 31, 2022

Is Abu Bakar Bashir Really Walking Away From Violent Extremism?

By Bilveer Singh
The former JI leader recently pledged his loyalty to the Indonesian state, but there are reasons to question the sincerity of his conversion.

The Somad Affair and Singapore’s Battle Against Religious Extremism
May 31, 2022

The Somad Affair and Singapore’s Battle Against Religious Extremism

By Bilveer Singh
The city-state's recent deportation of Abdul Somad Batubara, a radical Indonesian Muslim preacher, demonstrates its intolerance for any kind of extremism.

Indonesia’s Mosque Loudspeakers Continue to Spark Controversy
April 27, 2022

Indonesia’s Mosque Loudspeakers Continue to Spark Controversy

By A’an Suryana
Indonesian government attempts to regulate the azan, or Islamic call to prayer, continue to inflame religious sentiments.

Indonesia Jails Activist Lawyer Over Islamic Radicalism
April 06, 2022

Indonesia Jails Activist Lawyer Over Islamic Radicalism

By Associated Press
Munarman, a former human rights lawyer, was the general secretary of the now-banned Islamic Defenders Front.

Opening of Indonesian Holocaust Museum Met With Islamist Backlash
February 04, 2022

Opening of Indonesian Holocaust Museum Met With Islamist Backlash

By Sebastian Strangio
The protests against the museum in Sulawesi are a sign of the disturbing persistence of anti-Semitism in the world's largest Muslim-majority nation.
Indonesia Imprisons Cleric for 8 Months Over COVID-19 Breaches
May 28, 2021

Indonesia Imprisons Cleric for 8 Months Over COVID-19 Breaches

By Sebastian Strangio
Over the past six months, the Indonesian government has intensified its crackdown on hardline Islamic groups.

Woman Killed After Shooting Gun at Indonesia’s Police HQ
April 01, 2021

Woman Killed After Shooting Gun at Indonesia’s Police HQ

By Niniek Karmini
Police described the 25-year-old woman as "a lone wolf with the radical ideology of the Islamic State."

Abu Bakar Bashir and the Renewed Jihadi Threat in Indonesia
January 08, 2021

Abu Bakar Bashir and the Renewed Jihadi Threat in Indonesia

By Bilveer Singh
Could the cleric's release from prison reinvigorate Indonesia's fragmented jihadi movement?

What the FPI Ban Does and Doesn’t Tell Us About Political Islam in Indonesia
January 07, 2021

What the FPI Ban Does and Doesn’t Tell Us About Political Islam in Indonesia

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A focus on episodic developments detracts from the wider trends at play in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country.
Indonesian Police Kill 6 Supporters of Firebrand Cleric
December 08, 2020

Indonesian Police Kill 6 Supporters of Firebrand Cleric

By Associated Press
Rizieq Shihab was welcomed by tens of thousands of followers when he returned to Indonesia from exile on November 10. 

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