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‘Atheists, Commies welcome’

  • Sita W. Dewi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, July 12 2012 | 08:21 am
‘Atheists, Commies welcome’ Mahfud MD: Supreme Court chief. (Kompas/Riza Fathoni) (Kompas/Riza Fathoni)

PREMIUM Mahfud MD: Supreme Court chief. (Kompas/Riza Fathoni)Weeks after an openly-proclaimed atheist was sent to prison by a court in West Sumatra, a senior chief justice says that atheists and communists do have a place in the country.

Constitutional Court chief Mahfud MD told visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Indonesian Constitution gave people the freedom to be atheists or commu...