Tag: Ahok, blasphemy, christian, conservative Muslim, FPI, jakarta, Muslim, Rizieq, West Java Police
DC Astilla-MagonciaJan 27, 2017
The West Java Police gather more evidence to strengthen the case against Rizieq Shihab, leader of conservative hardline group Islamic Defenders Front (FPI).
Nadya Joy Gozon AdorJan 04, 2017
At his blasphemy trial yesterday, January 3, Jakarta Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama slammed at a leader of the activist Islamic Defender Front (FPI) who was...
Nadya Joy Gozon AdorDec 27, 2016
National Police Chief Tito Karnavian has spoken out against those enforcing the Indonesian Ulema Council’s (MUI) fatwa as a national law.
Leighton CosseboomDec 07, 2016
Ahok is embroiled in a legal battle, as his blasphemy trial takes centre stage. As if that wasn’t enough, he also has to cope with a civil lawsuit from the secretary...
Kenneth YeungNov 14, 2016
(Note: The views, anecdotes and opinions in this article belong to the writer and do not necessarily reflect those of Indonesia Expat.) Paying people to stage...
Indonesia ExpatNov 04, 2016
Several businesses in Jakarta have encouraged their employees to stay inside during what many fear will become a violent protest by Islamic hardline groups.
Yoan HartonoNov 01, 2016
Is Indonesia ready to experience the world of Game of Thrones with the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) playing the radical role of the High Sparrow?
Leighton CosseboomOct 14, 2016
Thousands of activists from the hardline group Islamic Defenders Front protest in front of City Hall to indict Jakarta’s governor Ahok of “blasphemous” words and...