Tag Archives: Sharia

Local officials delay sidesaddle regulation

I thought people reading this blog might be interested in an article we put in this week’s newsletter. I can’t really rant about this locally because I am, after all, a guest in this country, but I thought giving such … Continue reading

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Religious zealots the same everywhere

There are religious zealots in Indonesia, just like there are in the U.S.: Hard-Line Muslim Groups Not Ready to Accept ‘Infidel’ as Jakarta’s Leader Joko Widodo and deputy Basuki Tjahaja Purnama’s victory in Jakarta gubernatorial election has prompted an open-ended … Continue reading

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