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Violence and intolerance for ambiguity

  • Sebastian Partogi

Jakarta | Thu, August 30 2012 | 09:34 am

PREMIUM Indonesia is once again affected by violent acts of religious intolerance. Recently, a group of people attacked a Shiite community in Sampang region, East Java, on Aug. 26. Two Shiite men died while trying to protect the children and women of the community.

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono attributes this incident to the lack of comprehensive mastery regarding religious conflict managemen...