Tag Archive: Conservative

Jakarta Election Results A Victory For Prejudice Over Pluralism?

The long, divisive campaign for governorship of Indonesia’s capital city Jakarta is finally over, with unofficial results showing a decisive victory for the challenger Anies Baswedan over the controversial incumbent governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (popularly known as Ahok). The election…
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MDA To Take Action Over Same-Sex Kiss In Les Miserables

A kissing scene between two male actors has been removed from the musical Les Miserables after complaints from members of the public. In a statement to The New Paper today (June 11), a spokesman for the Media Development Authority (MDA)…
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