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Bill aims to recognize faiths outside six official religions

  • Haeril Halim

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, October 6 2016 | 08:04 am

PREMIUM Despite having the largest Muslim population in the world, Indonesia, unlike neighboring Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam, has never made Islam its official religion so as to acknowledge the existence of other major faiths in the country.

For decades, Indonesian children have been taught that the country recognizes only six religions: Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and ...

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