Conservatism and the policy of building religious harmony
M. Syafi’i Anwar
Having observed the current developments in Indonesia, it seems that the state and religious freedom are now at a crossroads. Religious Affairs Minister Suryadharma Ali’s recent statement on the attack on an Ahmadiyah mosque in Tasikmalaya reinforces this suspicion.
This is not the first time he has played down suggestions to protect religious minorities’ rights. His previous remarks o...
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