Islam in Indonesia

The following stories deal with the subject of the Islamic religion in Indonesia, contemporary understandings of it and the effects of Islam on society and politics.

Lombok Shame Continues

August 10th, 2009, 14 Comments

Ross rails against continued neglect of Ahmadiyah people in Lombok.

Marhaban Ya Ramadan

August 10th, 2009, 13 Comments

sarah azhariAs the holy month approaches the thoughts of sultry, sexy actresses turn to matters of religion.

Mysticist Quran Desecration

August 3rd, 2009, 30 Comments

Blasphemous farting attempts in Probolinggo see police swing into action against a kejawenist rebel.

Nur Din bin Muhammad Top & BUSHRO

July 30th, 2009, 49 Comments

Noordin M Top discovers blogspot and complains of American plunderers and soccer Crusaders.

Gated Muslim Communities & Halal Cities

July 27th, 2009, 37 Comments

MadaniMuslim only housing estates and gated communities in Jakarta and surrounds, and Halal Bogor.

Western Intelligence Agencies

July 24th, 2009, 31 Comments

Whether western intelligence agencies are bent on causing mayhem in Indonesia.

Suicide Bombings in Jakarta

July 18th, 2009, 54 Comments

BombAlternative views of the terror attacks in Jakarta, Islamic extremism or rogue political and security forces.

Chinese Uighurs & Xinjiang Province Riots

July 16th, 2009, 48 Comments

Islamic solidarity with the people of Xinjiang, or not, condemning, and getting along with China.

Tarekat Naqsyabandiyah

July 7th, 2009, 19 Comments

A branch of the Sufi sect Tarekat Naqsyabandiyah is the latest target of the MUI.

Jilbab hot, and not – Mufidah, Uga & Ani

May 28th, 2009, 101 Comments

Mufidah KallaMufidah Kalla & Uga Wiranto are hot stuff in the battle for Muslim votes, while Mrs Ani is urged to cover up.