Religion & Identity Politics

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June 2020

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – June 25, 2020

Jakarta – Alumni Brotherhood 212 (PA 212) Chairperson Slamet Maarif has denied accusation that the group intentionally provided a flag with the hammer-and-sickle logo on it to be set alight during

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – June 24, 2020

Jakarta – Islamic organisations from the National Anti-Communist Alliance (Anak NKRI) protesting the Draft Law on Pancasila Ideology Guidance (RUU HIP) set fire to a hammer-and-sickle flag – with i

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – June 9, 2020

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) recorded 38 cases of religious blasphemy between January and May, 2020.

Analysis/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – June 3, 2020

Jakarta – Another hammer-and-sickle flag case has again raised its head after a flag with the communist logo was found in Makassar.

February 2020

News/Aceh
CNN Indonesia – February 20, 2020

Aceh – Units from the Aceh Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) and the Wilayatul Hisbah Islamic police (WH) conducted checks on female drivers wearing tight clothing and men wearing short trousers.

News/Indonesia
Tempo – February 10, 2020

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Setara Institute for Democracy and Peace Deputy Chairperson Bonar Tigor Naipospos says that there is no urgency for the government to build a tunnel of friendship connecting

News/Aceh
CNN Indonesia – February 9, 2020

Aceh Besar – The Greater Aceh regency government in Aceh province has again banned people from celebrating Valentine’s Day because it is deemed to conflict with Syariat Islam (Islamic law)

January 2020

News/Indonesia
Tribune – January 31, 2020

Dwi Putra Kesuma, Sawangan – Opposing the presence of the Ahmadiyah religious sect, a number of people demonstrated and called for the Ahmadiyah headquarters on Jl Raya Sawangan in the Jakarta sate

News/Indonesia
Republika – January 11, 2020

Rusdy Nurdiansyah, Depok – Depok Mayor Muhammad Idris is furious about and deplores the same-sex violence committed by Reynhard Sinaga in Manchester, England.

News/Aceh
Kompas.com – January 11, 2020

Masriadi, Lhokseumawe – Lhokseumawe Mayor Suaidi Yahyais has asked to all cafe, restaurant, hotel and internet cafe owners in the city to limit working hours for women employees to 11 o’clock at ni