Stories About ‘Islamic’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Islamic’.

Boediono as Vice President

Thursday, May 14th, 2009, by . 89 Comments

BI governor Boediono for vice president, whether a neo-liberal and not religious enough.


Jakarta in Top Ten Worst Cities

Friday, April 24th, 2009, by . 117 Comments

Is Jakarta one of the worst third world hellholes?


Nikah Siri Marriages

Friday, April 17th, 2009, by . 30 Comments

Whether to ban "nikah siri" informal marriages, Rhoma Irama and Abu Bakar Bashir are on opposite sides.


Aceh Politics

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009, by . 15 Comments

AcehWho is behind the recent violence in Aceh, and the sharia laws.


Islam on the Political Map

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009, by . 45 Comments

PPPIs political Islam down and out in 2009? Islamic parties look for reasons for their failure.


Bromo Tengger Converts to Islam

Monday, March 2nd, 2009, by . 228 Comments

Some of the last holdouts against Islam on Java convert under the guidance of Hidayatullah.


Irianto MS Syafiuddin, Indramayu

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009, by . 10 Comments

Voters in Indramayu are threatened with hellfire unless the Golkar Party is supported in 2009.


Jaipong or Jaipongan Dance & Bajidoran

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009, by . 18 Comments

Goyang under threat, whether the governor of West Java wants to ban jaipong dance for being too sexy.


Islamic Fatwa Against…..

Friday, January 30th, 2009, by . 14 Comments

The six new fatwas from the Majelis Ulama Indonesia, from vasectomies to abstaining at election time.


Film Perempuan Berkalung Sorban

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009, by . 17 Comments

Revalina S Temat gets stoned in the latest blockbuster Islamic theme movie, "Perempuan Berkalung Sorban".


Emilia Contessa & Denada Tambunan

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009, by . 9 Comments

Celebrity Islamists, including mother daughter team Emilia Contessa and Denada Tambunan, line up for the Development Party in 2009.


Mediation Process

Saturday, January 17th, 2009, by . 11 Comments

Mixing Sundanese disco music and Islam invites bigotry and later "mediation" in West Java, as Ross finds out.


Gestapo Tactics & Interrogation

Monday, January 5th, 2009, by . 12 Comments

Ross rails that Gestapo style methods of interrogation are used by the sharia police in Aceh.


Megawati Soekarnoputri

Saturday, December 20th, 2008, by . 20 Comments

Has Megawati got the necessary Islamic credentials to be president, again, or does she like shopping too much.


Examples of Media Bias

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008, by . 23 Comments

Bias in the media, examples of Islamist bias on television have Ross railing.


Cave Men & Women Cult

Thursday, December 11th, 2008, by . No Comments

Local people in Tasikmalaya are roused to action to prevent mysterious cave men rituals.


Bad Impressions & Mumbai

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008, by . 72 Comments

The Mumbai terror attacks heighten resolve in Indonesia to fight terrorism, and dealing with wrong impressions about religion.


Cholil Ridwan & Kompas

Saturday, November 29th, 2008, by . 29 Comments

KompasMUI leader Cholil Ridwan says Kompas newspaper is a western papist tool for attacking Islam.


Religious Differences & Pluralism

Saturday, November 29th, 2008, by . 30 Comments

Ross on the bigotry of teachers of religion in Islamic schools, ideological jilbabs, and Dewi Persik.


Yoga Exercises, Halal or Haram

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008, by . 88 Comments

YogaMuslim yoga enthusiasts are asked to suspend their yoga activities while the MUI examines whether it is haram.


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