Stories About ‘Law’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Law’.

Preparatory Committee for the Application of Islamic Laws

Wednesday, May 10th, 2006, by . No Comments

The growing application of sharia based laws in the province of South Sulawesi, and elsewhere, is bound up in the role of a group called the Preparatory Committee for the Application of Islamic Laws.

KTP Religion

Monday, May 8th, 2006, by . 31 Comments

The question of the listing of religious affiliation national identity cards (KTP).

Eighteen Regencies Sharia Bound

Thursday, May 4th, 2006, by . 2 Comments

Syafi’i Anwar, of the International Centre for Islam and Pluralism (ICIP), remarks on the growing demand for sharia based law in provincial areas of Indonesia.

Prostitution In Tangerang

Thursday, May 4th, 2006, by . 10 Comments

In Tangerang the carrying of make-up compacts and lipstick may land women in court on charges of prostitution.

Azyumardi Azra on Mob Rule

Thursday, April 27th, 2006, by . 1 Comment

Azyumardi Azra talks on the increasing prevalence of mob action and how the government and police seem unwilling to stop it.

Christians Subject To Islamic Law

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006, by . 8 Comments

Whether to apply Islamic law to non-Muslims in Aceh.

Islamic Mob Rule

Monday, April 24th, 2006, by . No Comments

A group of liberal Muslim leaders said at a conference on Saturday that the prevalence of mob rule threatened to cause the break-up of the country.

MUI View on Houses of Worship Law

Saturday, April 8th, 2006, by . 1 Comment

Interview with the deputy chairman of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI), Ma’ruf Amin, on the houses of worship law, from the Jakarta Post.

Protecting Women From Globalization

Friday, April 7th, 2006, by . 8 Comments

Yoyoh Yusroh, a member of the Islamist Prosperous Justice Party, PKS, in supporting the proposed law against public indecency, says women need to be protected from globalization.

Catholic View on Houses of Worship Law

Thursday, April 6th, 2006, by . No Comments

A Catholic scholar in Indonesia explains his objections to the new decree on the building of houses of worship.

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