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Transgender Islamic school reopened

A Pesantren Waria (Islamic boarding school for transgenders) in Yogyakarta has once again opened its doors, and brought the subject of freedom of religion for all — regardless of sexual…

PPP conflict turns ugly, risks Prabowo’s presidential bid

Suspended United Development Party (PPP) chairman Suryadharma Ali exacerbated resentment within his party on Sunday after he toured Central Java with the Gerindra Party’s presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto.

Organized persecution of Shiites launched

More than 1,000 people attended an anti-Shia declaration on Sunday at the Al Fajr mosque in the West Java capital of Bandung, in what appeared to be the first organized…

Big shots could lose seats

A number of prominent politicians may lose their seats in the House of Representatives after early results based on quick counts conducted by a number of pollsters after the April…