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Asfinawati: Defending minority rights

  • A. Junaidi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, May 23 2008 | 10:53 am

PREMIUM People may consider her a true representative of two minority groups in Indonesia: women and Acehnese, both groups that have been marginalized for years. Minority groups -- whether based on ethnicity, religion, gender or sexual orientation -- are not determined based on numbers alone, but also on politics and social and economic factors. "I have felt how uncomfortable it is to...