Religion & Identity Politics

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July 2024

CNN Indonesia – July 3, 2024

Jakarta – A non-halal (non-kosher) culinary festival in Solo (Surakarta) was cancelled after objections from the Surakarta City Shariah (Islamic Law) Council (DSKS).

December 2023

CNN Indonesia – December 15, 2023

Jakarta – Presidential election ticket number 1, Anies Baswedan and Muhaimin Iskandar (AMIN) have hooked in Islamic groups and religious leaders in the 2024 presidential election contest.

CNN Indonesia – December 14, 2023

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has highlighted the move by the presidential election ticket of Anies Baswedan and Muhaimin Iskandar (AMIN) to sign a 13 point integrity pact

November 2023

Warta Kota – November 15, 2023

Nuri Yatul Hikmah, Jakarta – Ahead of a concert by British band Coldplay in Jakarta, a clash broke out between police and protesters from the 1511 Anti-LGBT National Movement (Geranati LGBT).

Detik News – November 10, 2023

Tina Susilawati – Protesters from the Anti-LGBT National Movement (Geranati LGBT) went to the British Embassy in Jakarta on Friday November 10 to convey their opposition to a concert by British band Coldplay.

July 2023

News/Indonesia – July 21, 2023

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) is advising the public to be careful about forming hasty opinions ahead of a political year, including over the controversy surrounding the Al Zaytun Islamic boarding school (pesantren) and its leader

CNN Indonesia – July 12, 2023

Jakarta – An ASEAN Queer Advocacy Week (AAW) meeting of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) activists organised by the ASEAN SOGIE Caucus that was to be held in Jakarta has been cancelled.

Detik – July 11, 2023

Wildan Noviansah, Jakarta – Information about a meeting of all-ASEAN Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) activists in Jakarta this month has caused a commotion. The police are moving to check the truth of the news.

June 2023

CNN Indonesia – June 7, 2023

Jakarta – The chairperson of Indonesia's peak Islamic body the Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI), Utang Ranuwijaya, says that Ministry of Religious Affairs and Ministry of Home Affairs Joint Regulation (PBM) Number 9 and 8 of 2006 on the Establishment of

May 2023

News/Indonesia – May 22, 2023

Yohanes Liestyo Poerwoto – Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) Deputy Chairperson Anwar Abbas has condemned a statement by Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD who said that being Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (