Tag Archive: Indonesia

World’s Largest Muslim Youth Wing Calls For Re-Examination Of Islamic Text

JOMBANG, East Java, Indonesia: The world’s largest Muslim youth organisation Gerakan Pemuda Ansor (GP Ansor) – the youth wing of Indonesia’s largest Muslim organisation Nadlatul Ulama (NU) – on Monday (May 22) called for a re-examination of Islamic text to…
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Robin Costume Among Those Confiscated During Raid Of Gay Party In Jakarta

JAKARTA • Indonesian police have detained 141 men who were allegedly holding a gay party at a sauna, an official said yesterday, the latest sign of a backlash against homosexuals in the Muslim-majority country. Officers had on Sunday night raided…
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Khan Osman Sulaiman: Rising Islamophobia, Are Muslims In Singapore Walking On A Tightrope?

Ahok got 2 years jail in Indonesia for blasphemy and the world cries foul. Yes its jail time. Not murder. When The Rohingyas were persecuted, not many were outrightly denouncing the Myanmar government for its crimes against humanity. Islam got…
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Jakarta Governor Ahok Sentenced To 2 Years Jail For Blasphemy

Jakarta’s Christian governor has been sentenced to two years in jail for blasphemy, a harsher-than-expected ruling critics fear will embolden hardline Islamist forces to challenge secularism in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation. Tuesday’s guilty verdict for Basuki Tjahaja Purnama…
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