As the Global War on Terror has prompted new interest in Islam in Southeast Asia, western governments have scrambled to engage with Muslim journalists in Indonesia and Malaysia. Despite this attention, surprisingly little is known about how journalists in these two majority Muslim countries actually think about the work they do. This article draws on […]
A look at the varying degrees of legal recognition Confucianism has experienced in Indonesia throughout history. Written by a student of Universitas Sebelas Maret, a public university in Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia.
A report on religious freedom and tolerance in Indonesia in 2011 by the Wahid Institute, a nonprofit NGO centered on Islamic and cultural studies and the interaction between the two. The title reads “Red Light on Religious Freedom.”
This report on religious freedom in Indonesia is part of the U.S. Department of State’s 2010 International Religious Freedom Report. The linked document is the Indonesian translation of this English-language document.
News article on Alexander, an Indonesian atheist who was sent to jail in 2012 for saying on his atheist group’s Facebook page that God doesn’t exist. Includes a photo of the convicted.
Luthfi Assyaukanie, deputy director of Jakarta-based think tank Freedom Institute, urges Indonesian journalists to treat religious topics with care.
A scholarly article on Confucianism in Indonesia, one of the six legally recognized religions in the country.
A magazine story about a congregation of Jewish Indonesians — a small, oft-ignored and unrecognized group. In its constitution, Indonesia recognizes only six religions: Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Buddhism, Hinduism and Confucianism.
Gagasan pluralisme agama: Tinjauan sejarah dari Indonesia merdeka sampai kini dan tawaran dialog kebenaran agaphe
An exhaustive historical overview on religious pluralism in Indonesia, from a Christian point of view.