Stories About ‘Law’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Law’.

Fabianus Tibo, Dominggus da Silva, & Marinus Riwu

Monday, April 3rd, 2006, by . 15 Comments

Update 18th September 2006Tibo et al. To Be Executed.

Update for the cases of Fabianus Tibo, Dominggus da Silva, & Marinus Riwu, awaiting execution for their supposed roles in inter-religious violence in central Sulawesi in 2000.

Church Building Difficulties

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006, by . 6 Comments

The leader of the Nadhlatul Ulama, a traditionalist village Islamic social organisation, Hasyim Muzadi, says Christians will find it even harder to gain permission for church building in the wake of the newly revised law on houses of worship.

Law on Houses of Worship

Friday, March 24th, 2006, by . 3 Comments

The law on building houses of worship.

Ulema Council on Anti-Porn Bill

Friday, March 24th, 2006, by . 3 Comments

Amidhan, the chairman of the Indonesian Ulema Council and a member of the National Commission on Human Rights, gives his reasons for supporting the anti-porn and public indecency bill in an interview with the Jakarta Post.

Zaskia Adya Mecca

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006, by . 104 Comments

The lovely Zaskia Adya Mecca has been enlisted in an anti-abortion campaign in south Sulawesi.

Majority Rules

Monday, March 20th, 2006, by . 4 Comments

The man in charge of the committee dealing with the anti-porn bill has said that the bill will likely be debated on in the parliament in June 2006 and then passed into law because the opposition to it is so insignificant.

Tangerang Morality Building

Saturday, March 18th, 2006, by . 5 Comments

The municipality of Tangerang, an industrial satelite city of Jakarta with about 3 million unfortunate inhabitants, has passed a number of draconian laws against prostitution and drinking which have caused more than a few complaints.

Freedom of Expression and the Media

Thursday, March 16th, 2006, by . 1 Comment

A report titled “Freedom of Expression and the Media” in Indonesia, part of a series of “baseline studies on seven Southeast Asian countries” (what is “baseline”?), was released in December 2005 by Article 19 in London and the Independent Alliance of Journalists in Jakarta.

Porn Wars

Monday, March 13th, 2006, by . 5 Comments

Tons of porn news today, get yer porn here.

Arab or Indonesian?

Saturday, March 11th, 2006, by . 1 Comment

A good article in Tempo magazine appeared recently on the matter of the anti-pornography and indecency bill that framed the question in terms of a conflict between Arab cultural imperialism (Islam) and native Indonesian culture.

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