Govt told to revoke decree on houses of worship
Ridwan Max Sijabat
The Jakarta Post
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...