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The Novel Attack could be Directed at KPK

KPK investigator Novel Baswedan was a victim of a dastardly acid attack. President Jokowi is urged to form an independent fact-finding team on the motive and people behind it.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Many Faces of Conservatism

Playing With the Fire of Conservatism

The most recent study by the State Islamic University (UIN) in Jakarta yielded surprising -- and worrying -- results: over 80 percent of the respondents rejected the idea of a non-Muslim leader and the establishment of other houses of worship in their areas.

UIN's Islamic and Social Studies Center (PPIM) conducted the study on 500 schoolteachers of (the Muslim) religion in five provinces at the end of last year. Some respondents also rejected the idea of educators of other faiths teaching in a public school.