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Why is divorce in Indonesia increasing?

  • Rahmat Arijaya

Jakarta | Mon, September 12 2011 | 08:00 am

Quite recently, a prominent Indonesian Muslim scholar, Nazarudin Umar, expressed curiosity as to why the divorce rate in Indonesia has increased, particularly after the Supreme Court adopted a one-roof judicial system. According to him, most judges at the Religious Courts conduct divorces for couples too easily.

As a judge, and based on my experiences in many divorce cases, such a statemen...

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