Stories About ‘Religion’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Religion’.

Habib Umar

Friday, February 16th, 2007, by . 21 Comments

A visiting cleric from Yemen worries about the state of the Indonesian Muslim clerisy, and Abu Bakar Bashir.

Mosque Loudspeaker Noise

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007, by . 100 Comments

Parvita writes on the topic: Loudspeaker Abuse in the Mosques: should mosques be disciplined?

Bethel Church, Bandung

Monday, February 12th, 2007, by . 79 Comments

A Christian group in Bandung is forced to stop services.

Jihad Sin

Thursday, February 1st, 2007, by . 40 Comments

Modern day jihadists are sinful, says a Central Sulawesi cleric.

Ahmadiyah & Human Rights

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007, by . 19 Comments

The Human Rights Commission delivers a report on the persecution of the Ahmadiyah sect in recent years.

Bali Mosques

Saturday, January 27th, 2007, by . 14 Comments

The Governor of Bali complains about unfair distribution of funds for the building of mosques, temples, and churches.


Monday, January 22nd, 2007, by . No Comments

Muhammadiyah chairman Din Syamsuddin plans to reach out to the lower class "abangan" supporters of the PDI-P.

Pamekasan Protest

Monday, January 22nd, 2007, by . 12 Comments

Artists in Pamekasan, Madura protest a law against the staging of theatrical and other entertainment shows.

Al Zaytun

Monday, January 22nd, 2007, by . 31 Comments

The Al-Zaytun Islamic school has fallen under suspicion of links to Negara Islam Indonesia (NII).

Unity in Diversity

Sunday, January 21st, 2007, by . 19 Comments

The survival of religious pluralism in Indonesia is assured, say some.

Islamic New Year

Saturday, January 20th, 2007, by . 20 Comments

Islamic New Year is a time for moderation in religion, say Hasyim Muzadi and Din Syamsuddin.

Sharia Wimps

Friday, January 19th, 2007, by . 14 Comments

Regional branches of the Ulema Council are urged not to be limp-wristed about encouraging local sharia laws.

Yusuf Lakaseng

Thursday, January 18th, 2007, by . 139 Comments

PBR leader Yusuf Lakaseng has been reported to the police for blasphemy against Islam by Zaenal Ma'arif.

Repent or Reform

Thursday, January 18th, 2007, by . 33 Comments

Disaster prone Indonesia is populated by people weak in faith, or weak in honesty, depending on your view.

Syariah Banking

Monday, January 15th, 2007, by . 8 Comments

Jusuf Kalla says a syariah based banking system will better create prosperity.

Hizbut Tahrir

Thursday, December 28th, 2006, by . 146 Comments

Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI) champions polygamy and rails against gender equality and domestic violence laws.

UnIslamic Behaviour

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006, by . 55 Comments

The sharia police of Aceh have begun a month long campaign against unIslamic behaviour.

Shinta Nuriyah

Tuesday, December 26th, 2006, by . 46 Comments

Shinta Nuriyah Wahid says Islam teaches monogamy.

Pamekasan Polygamy

Tuesday, December 26th, 2006, by . 9 Comments

Clerics in Pamekasan, Madura, want the mayor to allow public servants to be polygamous.

Ustad Dipo

Tuesday, December 26th, 2006, by . 4 Comments

Azhari Dipo Kusumo, or Ustad Dipo, is a free man after serving time for terrorism convictions.

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