Indonesia

The Implications of Brunei’s Sharia Law

The Diplomat 27 May 2015
By Bill Ozanick

Last year, the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolikah, made headlines when he announced that he would impose sharia law (in three phases) in his Southeast Asian sultanate. The

 

MUSLIM DUMPING GROUND? Australia pays Cambodia to take Muslim illegal aliens off its hands

Bare Naked Islam 26 May 2015

Cambodia says it has agreed to take its first batch of Muslim illegal aliens from Australian custody as part of a controversial deal between the countries that triggered widespread

 

Female Genital Mutilation is About Controlling Female Sexuality

youtube 20 May 2015
By Clarion Project -

The International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) aims to raise awareness about the brutal practice of FGM. Clarion Project's film Honor Diaries

 

Indonesia: Military Chief Says Virginity Testing Of Female Recruits A Good Thing

The commander of Indonesia’s armed forces believes that invasive virginity tests for female recruits are a good thing and the only way to gauge the women’s morality. Asked

 

‘It’s a Good Thing’: Military Chief on Virginity Testing of Female Recruits

Jakarta Globe 19 May 2015

The commander of Indonesia’s armed forces believes that invasive virginity tests for female recruits are a good thing and the only way to gauge the women’s morality. Asked for his

 

With BBL: Beheadings, floggings and treating women as second-class citizens

The Manila Times 18 May 2015
By Rigoberto D. Tiglao

I am not exaggerating at all. BM Basic Law (BBL) bill champion congressman Rufus Rodriguez claims that his committee has made some 60 amendments to the draft BBL law. That’s a

 

Indonesia urged to ban virginity tests for fiancées of officers, female recruits

RT News 15 May 2015

Indonesian authorities have been urged to cease the “invasive” and “discriminatory” practice of “virginity tests” for female recruits and fiancées of military officers in the country’s

 

Indonesia urged to ban virginity tests for fiancées of officers, female recruits

RT News 15 May 2015

Indonesian authorities have been urged to cease the “invasive” and “discriminatory” practice of “virginity tests” for female recruits and fiancées of military officers in the country’s

 

Islamic Terrorism Hits 23 Countries in 30 Days - Nothing speaks the truth like statistics.

Cherson and Molschky 21 April 2015
By Rachel Molschky

They are but a few mentally ill extremists who know far less about their own religion than liberal Westerners, but somehow Muslim terrorists have managed to spread violence to

 

Sultans of bling: Gem-encrusted wedding for Brunei prince

Telegraph.co.uk 13 April 2015
By Colin Freeman

Brunei's Prince Abdul Malik, 31, exchanged vows with Dayangku Raabi’atul 'Adawiyyah Pengiran Haji Bolkiah, 22, in a lavish celebration in which both bride and groom wear gold

 

Does the fatwa on homosexuals in Indonesia matter?

The Conversation AU 7 April 2015

Talking about religion and homosexuality can be like mixing water with oil. They don’t go well together.Discourses on homosexuality are part of religion’s long history, particularly

 

Authorities seize schoolbook that praises Islamic radicalism

Asia News 26 March 2015

The Religious Affairs Ministry banned the distribution of an Islamic religious textbook for high school grades that contain radical religious notions. Alarm bells were set off after

 

Islam's Troubled Historic Record and Dome of the Rock

Right Side News 16 March 2015
By Tom Wallace and Shahram Hadian

Today, with Dr. Janosik's help, we are going to share a different perspective on the history of Islam. Those of you who follow this ministry are familiar with the traditional teachings on the

 

Blasphemy Law in Indonesia sows radicalization: Experts

AsiaOne Asia News 4 March 2015
By Fedina S. Sundaryani

Experts have warned that implementation of the Blasphemy Law could lead to the radicalization of Muslims. Tobias Basuki, a political analyst from Jakarta-based Centre for Strategic and

 

• Historical Documentation: The Jihad That Led to the Crusades

Center for the Study of Political Islam 12 February 2015
By Dr. Bill Warner

Obama’s remarks about the evil of the Crusades, needs to be factually examined in detail. Here is such a list: 0355 After removing a Roman temple from the site (possibly the

 

Why the Crusades Began

Citizen Warrior 6 February 2015

About 450 years before the first crusade began, a new religion was born in the Middle East. At the time, the Middle East was mostly made up of Christians and Jews. Before

 

Islamic Terrorism: The Taboo Topic

Gatestone Institue 28 January 2015
By Uzay Bulut

The political violence of the Koran is eternal and universal. The political violence of the Bible was for that particular historical time and place. This is the vast difference between Islam and

 

No New Year’s fun: Indonesian city bans celebrations under Sharia law

RT 5 January 2015

Thousands of fireworks and party favors have been snatched up in the Indonesian city of Banda Aceh after local authorities began enforcing a fatwa banning New Year’s Eve celebrations

 

Jakarta Post Editor’s Blasphemy Case ‘Under Review’: Police

Jakarta Globe 17 December 2014
By Dominic Diongson

Hints emerged on Monday the police may be softening their stance in the blasphemy investigation against The Jakarta Post’s chief editor, Meidyatama Suryodiningrat. Although the

 

Indonesia Conducts Virginity Tests on Female Police Recruits

Clarion Project 20 November 2014

A new report by Human Rights Watch states that the Indonesian government conducts virginity tests as part of the application process to join the police force. The

 
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