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EDITORIAL: Persecuting beliefs


    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, March 9, 2017 | 08:10 am
EDITORIAL: Persecuting beliefs Fajar Nusantara Movement (Gafatar) leaders Mahful Muis Tumanurung, Ahmad Musadeq and Andry Cahya (left to right) smile to journalists before the verdict hearing on Tuesday afternoon. (JP/Bagas Rahadian)

PREMIUM For all our talk on respecting diverse beliefs, people giggle at every report of the cult leader nicknamed Lia Eden, who was twice convicted for blasphemy for leading a cult that believed she received divine messages through the angel Gabriel. The reports were indeed entertaining, including one claiming she wrote to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo for permission to land “our UF...