Stories About ‘Law’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Law’.

Hidayat Nur Wahid

Monday, March 12th, 2007, by . 47 Comments

Hidayat Nurwahid on the beauty and ugliness of sharia.

Polygamous Marriage

Friday, March 9th, 2007, by . 25 Comments

A man is imprisoned for unlawful polygamy.

Security Forces

Monday, February 26th, 2007, by . 12 Comments

Whose side are the security forces on? asks Ross.

Overseas Workers

Saturday, February 24th, 2007, by . 2 Comments

Hope For the Helpless? Overseas Workers Ordeals, by Ross.


Thursday, February 15th, 2007, by . 6 Comments

Amnesty International condemns the treatment of domestic servants in Indonesia.

PP 37

Monday, January 29th, 2007, by . 11 Comments

New contributor Ross McKay discusses the "PP 37", a new law granting pay rises to parliamentarians.

Foreign Radio & Television

Friday, January 26th, 2007, by . 43 Comments

Foreign radio and television broadcasts should be censored, say some leaders.

Capital Punishment

Thursday, January 25th, 2007, by . 90 Comments

Capital punishment is opposed to the Constitution, says Todung Mulya Lubis.

Worldwide Press Freedom Index

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006, by . 8 Comments

Indonesia's press freedom level remains fairly low.

Erwin Arnada

Saturday, December 16th, 2006, by . 18 Comments

The trial of Playboy editor Erwin Arnada.

Insulting the President

Friday, December 8th, 2006, by . 12 Comments

Some of the laws against insulting the president were quashed by the Constitutional Court.


Wednesday, December 6th, 2006, by . 31 Comments

Aa Gym's polygamous marriage, and the sour reaction to it from many, has caused the government to toughen its anti-polygamy stance.

RUU Pornografi

Thursday, November 30th, 2006, by . 103 Comments

[Updated] The long, tortuous journey of the RUU Anti Pornoaksi Pornografi is approaching its end.

Dual Nationality

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006, by . 131 Comments

Children born of mixed Indonesian and foreign parentage can now obtain dual nationality.

Richard Ness of Newmont

Sunday, November 12th, 2006, by . 4 Comments

The cautionary tale of Newmont executive Richard Ness.


Thursday, November 9th, 2006, by . 16 Comments

Abortion is permissible in rape cases but not in pregnancies resulting from adulterous liasons, says the MUI.


Saturday, November 4th, 2006, by . 18 Comments

The government is considering making animism an official religion while some conservative Muslim clerics are unhappy about the prospect.

Tibo Case to ICJ

Friday, November 3rd, 2006, by . 8 Comments

The family of Fabianus Tibo plan to take their case to the International Court of Justice.

Sarah Azhari

Thursday, November 2nd, 2006, by . 19 Comments

Sultry model and actress Sarah Azhari looks set to avoid prison time after being convicted of assault.

Tommy Suharto

Monday, October 30th, 2006, by . 6 Comments

Tommy Suharto walked free from prison today. Look out ladies.

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