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UGM takes heat from ban on ‘Islam reformist’

  • Bambang Muryanto

    The Jakarta Post

Yogyakarta | Thu, May 10 2012 | 08:41 am

PREMIUM Gadjah Mada University (UGM) is taking the heat for its decision to ban Canadian liberal Muslim activist Irshad Manji from speaking at a discussion organized by the university’s Center for Religious and Cross-cultural Studies (CRCS).

The UGM rector was reported to have decided on the ban the night before Manji was expected to give a talk, citing security reasons, a decision which was met ...