Stories About ‘Lombok’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Lombok’.

Anti Communist Massacres

Friday, January 25th, 2008, by . 69 Comments

The nature of the massacres of 1965-66.

Pagan Rituals

Thursday, May 24th, 2007, by . 82 Comments

Indonesian Muslims are urged to defend their practice of Islam against accusations of paganism.

Security Forces

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

Whose side are the security forces on? asks Ross.

Abu Yazid al Bustami

Monday, September 18th, 2006, by . 8 Comments

Sufi heretics in Lombok, of the Abu Yazid al Bustami group, fall foul of the mob and the police.

Is Islam Bad for Tourism?

Thursday, September 7th, 2006, by . 61 Comments

Attempting to forbid sinful activities, such as drinking, harms the growth of tourism in Muslim areas.

Salafiyah, Salifi Sect in Lombok

Monday, August 28th, 2006, by . 41 Comments

Lombok Muslims keep up the pressure on deviant Islamic sects as the homes of Salafiyah members are attacked in the west of the island.

Inul Turns Off Mataram

Friday, August 25th, 2006, by . 20 Comments

Sexy dancer Inul Daratista is not welcome in the righteous town of Mataram, in Lombok.

Jamaah Wahabi

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006, by . 29 Comments

The fundamentalist Wahabi brand of Islam may not be so welcome in Indonesia after all.

Porn Battle Rages On

Saturday, March 18th, 2006, by . 1 Comment

The battle over the anti-pornography and public display of sexuality bill is far from over. Today tens of thousands of Muslims rallied in the capital of Lombok island, Mataram, and were addressed by the mayor of that fair city, who said that women who dressed sexy were asking to be raped.

Islamicization in Lombok

Tuesday, March 14th, 2006, by . 2 Comments

A scholarly paper looks at the process of Islamicization of the people of northern Lombok.

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