Religion & Identity Politics

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January 2023

Detik Sulsel – January 1, 2023

Medan (Detik Sumut) – Bobby Nasution, the mayor of the North Sumatra city of Medan, has stressed that they reject Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) behaviour.

December 2022

CNN Indonesia – December 2, 2022

Jakarta – The chairperson of Nahdlatul Ulama's Central Board (PBNU), Ahmad Fahrurrozi, says he does not have a problem with a planned visit by the US Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of Le

November 2022

CNN Indonesia – November 21, 2022

Surabaya – A Transparent Evening Dress Competition which should have been held in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya on Thursday November 24 has been abruptly cancelled.

News/Indonesia – November 14, 2022

Syakirun Niam, Jakarta – A Kompas research and development (Litbang) survey has revealed that the public hopes that the political elite do not resort to identity politics as political camp

September 2022

CNN Indonesia – September 27, 2022

Jakarta – The 212 Alumni Brotherhood (PA 212), the National Movement to Safeguard the Fatwas of the Ulema (GNPF Ulama) and the Islamic Brotherhood Front (FPI) have said in a statement that they opp

June 2022

Sindo News – June 22, 2022

Widya Michella, Jakarta – The secretary general of the country's peak Islamic body the Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI), Amirsyah Tambunan, is asking the Surabaya District Court to annul a recent int

CNN Indonesia – June 2, 2022

Jakarta – The country's peak Islamic body the Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) and the leaders of Islamic ormas (social or mass organisations) have agreed to ask President Joko "Jokowi" Wido

October 2021

Detik News – October 4, 2021

Jakarta – The Indonesia Ulama Council (MUI) has spoken out over the Miss Queen Beauty pageant which took place in Bali on September 30 saying that Miss Queen Pageants are not allowed in Indonesia b

July 2021

Okezone – July 12, 2021

Fahreza Rizky, Jakarta – Vice President Ma'ruf Amin has admitted to proposing that places of worship not be closed during the emergency Enforcement of Restrictions on Public Activities (PPKM).

CNN Indonesia – July 11, 2021

Jakarta – University of Indonesia epidemiologist Pandu Riono is questioning the grounds for the government changing the emergency Enforcement of Restrictions on Public Activities (PPKM) rules on pl