MUI edicts condemned as 'pointless'
Syofiardi Bachyul Jb and Erwida Maulia
THE JAKARTA POST
PREMIUM The country’s highest Islamic authority has come under fire for bans on vote abstention, smoking and yoga. Indulging in sin?: A man enjoys his cigarette in front of a mirror at a roadside food stall in Jakarta on Sunday. The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) issued several edicts that same day, among others, partially banning smoking and certain aspects of yoga,including religious rituals. ...
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