Stories About ‘Islamic’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Islamic’.

Gus Dur Rejects Anti Porn Bill

Sunday, March 12th, 2006, by . 3 Comments

The religious leader and former president Gus Dur, and his wife Sinta, have come out against the proposed new law on pornography and indecency.


On the Scrapheap of History

Monday, February 20th, 2006, by . 8 Comments

The Arab-Muslim culture that has been brought to Indonesia is doomed.


Youth Political & Religious Affiliation

Monday, February 6th, 2006, by . 12 Comments

A study of youth political & religious affiliation.


Indonesian Newspaper Website Cartoons

Saturday, February 4th, 2006, by . 3 Comments

Indonesian newspaper Rakyat Merdeka's website publishes the Muhammad cartoons.


Pogroms in East Java 1965-66

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006, by . 7 Comments

The nature of the 1965-66 pogroms in Indonesia as they occurred in East Java province.


Moderate Islam in Indonesia

Wednesday, January 4th, 2006, by . 10 Comments

Mohamad Abdun Nasir, a lecturer and researcher in the Mediation Center at the State Institute for Islamic Studies (IAIN) in Mataram, Lombok, writes in the Jakarta Post (I would link to the article but Jakarta Post pages go awol after two days) about moderate Islam in Indonesia. He first posits two dangers, radicalism on the one hand, and liberalism on the other.


Lia Eden

Saturday, December 31st, 2005, by . 26 Comments

The case of Lia Eden, a cult leader on trial for insulting Islam. If it weren't serious it would be funny.


Transvestite Contest

Saturday, December 31st, 2005, by . 12 Comments

A transvestite contest causes a stir in Sumatra.


Indonesian Democracy and Islam

Tuesday, December 27th, 2005, by . 6 Comments

According to the Freedom House annual report on democracy in the world there exists one democracy in the middle east. Despite the regular attacks and hatred that this lonely democracy in a sea of Muslim terror and repression attracts from many in the West Israel remains the only bright spot on an otherwise darkly painted canvas.


Disrespect For Law

Friday, December 23rd, 2005, by . No Comments

On the disrespecting of law in Indonesia.


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