Stories About ‘Bandung’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Bandung’.

West Java’s Tolerance Problem

Sunday, August 13th, 2006, by . 6 Comments

Stories of mob action against churches in Indonesia tend to very often emanate from West Java, as another church, near Bandung, was closed on July 16th.

Sundanese Nationalism

Saturday, May 27th, 2006, by . 1 Comment

From the depths of time grave threats to the nation have re-arisen, Sundanese nationalism and international communism.

Playboy Jihad

Wednesday, April 12th, 2006, by . 4 Comments

The Islamic Defenders Front, FPI, have found new meaning in their lives with the publication of an Indonesian version of Playboy magazine.

Fill in the Questionnaire

Saturday, February 25th, 2006, by . 1 Comment

Bandung is in West Java province and West Java has the reputation of being a fairly strict place in terms of the prevailing interpretations of Muslim beliefs and practises.

Bigotry in Bandung

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006, by . 16 Comments

The city of Bandung in west Java has seen, since 2004, the forced closing of about 25 churches by Muslim bigots, mainly the Islamic Defenders Front, whether working alone, or in cooperation with a bigot umbrella organisation called the Anti Apostasy Movement (AGAP). Yesterday two more churches in Bandung were targeted, the Kasih Anugerah Church and the Bethel Indonesia Church.

Protests in Surabaya, Bandung

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006, by . 2 Comments

Protests in Surabaya, Bandung against the Muhammad cartoons.

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