Religion & Identity Politics

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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 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI+) Persons, Jessica Stern, as long as she does not campaign for LGBTQI+ rights in Indones

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. The cancellation has been confirmed directly by the Royal Plaza management and the organisers.

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 campaign material during the 2024 legislative and presidential elections.

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 oppose the use of the recently formed Team for the Non-Judicial Resolution of Past Gross Human Rights Violations (PPHAM) as a tool to legitimise the revi

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 interfaith marriage that it authorised on June 20.

The marriage is registered as Number 916/Pdt./2022/PN/Sby.

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" Widodo and the House of Representatives (DPR) to include Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) practices as criminal acts in the Draft Criminal Co