Subscribe

Tag

Islam in Indonesia

Aceh, Indonesia: When Dating Meets Sharia Law
July 24, 2019

Aceh, Indonesia: When Dating Meets Sharia Law

By Ana Salvá
In Aceh, young people have to reconcile their daily life with a strict version of Islamic law.

Nyadran: A Unique Javanese Tradition Welcoming Ramadan
May 08, 2019

Nyadran: A Unique Javanese Tradition Welcoming Ramadan

By Agoes Rudianto
Before the month of Ramadan begins, Javanese Muslims hold what’s known as the Nyadran ritual.
Free Speech and Democracy Under Threat in Indonesia
October 20, 2018

Free Speech and Democracy Under Threat in Indonesia

By Tom Sullivan
Democratic gains are being threatened by rising intolerance, new legislation, and emboldened conservative Islamic groups.

Islam and Identity Politics in Indonesia
November 17, 2017

Islam and Identity Politics in Indonesia

By Neil Thompson
Rising Islamic conservatism, especially among youths, is a worrying trend for Indonesia.

How Political Islam Adapted to (and Changed) Indonesian Democracy
October 20, 2017

How Political Islam Adapted to (and Changed) Indonesian Democracy

By Rizky Alif Alvian
Indonesia’s political Islam uses democracy to promote conservative aspirations, thus changing the democratic landscape.

Saudi Arabia’s Footprints in Southeast Asia
October 19, 2017

Saudi Arabia’s Footprints in Southeast Asia

By Naishad Kai-ren
Saudi Arabia's increased influence in Muslim-majority countries will have wider ramifications for ASEAN.

Indonesia's Heavy Metal Hijab-Clad Teens
August 31, 2017

Indonesia's Heavy Metal Hijab-Clad Teens

By Vishal Arora
These girls rock, fighting stereotypes with music.
Ahok Is in Jail. Where Does Indonesia Go From Here?
May 12, 2017

Ahok Is in Jail. Where Does Indonesia Go From Here?

By Benedict Rogers
"Indonesia’s pluralism isn’t simply in peril, it is on life support."

Ahok, the Jakarta Gubernatorial Race, and the Future of Indonesian Islam
February 24, 2017

Ahok, the Jakarta Gubernatorial Race, and the Future of Indonesian Islam

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
Does the blasphemy scandal surrounding Ahok portend a transformation of Indonesian Islam?

Charlie Hebdo a ‘Clash of Values,’ Says Indonesia's Former President
January 15, 2015

Charlie Hebdo a ‘Clash of Values,’ Says Indonesia's Former President

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Yudhoyono calls for limiting freedom to get past divide between Islam and West

Charlie Hebdo Exposes Southeast Asia’s Hypocrisy
January 13, 2015

Charlie Hebdo Exposes Southeast Asia’s Hypocrisy

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The attacks should prompt Muslim-majority states to examine their own records.
Divine Intervention? Indonesian Clerics Issue Fatwa to Protect Endangered Species
March 08, 2014

Divine Intervention? Indonesian Clerics Issue Fatwa to Protect Endangered Species

By J.T. Quigley
The decree compels Indonesia’s 200 million Muslims to put an end to wildlife trafficking.

Page 1 of 1