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Govt told to revoke decree on houses of worship

  • Ridwan Max Sijabat

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, September 15 2010 | 10:00 am

PREMIUM Critics have demanded the government revoke a 2006 ministerial decree on obtaining building permits for houses of worship, saying the regulation was often abused to suppress religious freedom and minority rights.

Politicians, academics and activists said Sunday’s attack on congregation members of the HKBP church in Bekasi was only one of many religiously charged incidents that President S...