Stories About ‘Sumatra’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Sumatra’.

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.

Hizbut Tahrir

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

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

Poligami Award

Sunday, December 17th, 2006, by . 58 Comments

An Islamic court in West Sumatra puts on trial Aa Gym and Yahya Zaini.

Striptease in Jambi

Friday, December 8th, 2006, by . 5 Comments

Jambi police are keeping an eye out for striptease shows on New Year’s Eve.

Gamawan Fauzi

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006, by . 4 Comments

Combating sin is the top priority for West Sumatra governor Gamawan Fauzi in 2007.

Javanese North Sumatra

Sunday, November 26th, 2006, by . 9 Comments

It’s time for a Javanese to become governor of North Sumatra, some say.

Islamic Laws in Padang

Friday, November 17th, 2006, by . 42 Comments

The Padang government enforces an “Islamic” dress code for students and forbids women from going out at night alone.

Sharia Complaints

Thursday, October 26th, 2006, by . 14 Comments

The Communion of Churches in Indonesia (PGI) recently held a seminar in which participants voiced their complaints about creeping sharia in the provinces.

Christian Radio Gets Nod

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006, by . 1 Comment

A Christian radio station in North Sumatra wins a license to operate, in spite of the pessimism of its owners over the prospects of doing so.

Samaritan’s Purse

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006, by . No Comments

The Samaritan’s Purse group are not welcome in North Sumatra.

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