Stories About ‘Sumenep’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Sumenep’.

Freedom from Ignorance

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009, by . 41 Comments

State imposed religiosity and conformity, or freedom from woeful ignorance of holy texts.


Popular Myths & Madura

Friday, October 3rd, 2008, by . 39 Comments

Timdog on popular stereotypes about Madura and the Madurese, and the rumoured sexual prowess of the women.


PKS Social Services

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008, by . 13 Comments

Some of the ways the PKS attempt to win the hearts and minds of ordinary people and voters.


Teacher Sexual Assaults

Friday, September 5th, 2008, by . 18 Comments

SantriwatiCases of religious leaders and teachers abusing their authority and proximity to children.


Handphone 3gp Sex

Sunday, May 20th, 2007, by . 15 Comments

A 3gp sex movie in Madura has clerics calling for tighter laws against pornography.


Female Circumcision

Thursday, August 31st, 2006, by . 235 Comments

The Ulema Council, Majelis Ulama Indonesia (MUI), says female circumcision is necessary for Muslims.


Religious Bullying in Elections

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006, by . No Comments

An official from a body that seeks to educate the public on elections says many local and regional elections are marred by candidates use of religious symbols and language.


Madura Island as a Province

Thursday, May 11th, 2006, by . 4 Comments

The campaign to make the island of Madura a stand-alone province, separate from East Java, continues to gather steam. It finds most of its support from conservative Islamic groups and figures.


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