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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Deadly Recruitment Drive

THE amateur video was 75 minutes and 34 seconds long. It opened with Arabic calligraphy quoting verses from the Qur’an, followed by a series of photographs of violence involving the Muslim community in Indonesia. An upbeat nasyid song played in the background. The lyrics repeatedly called on Muslims to carry out jihad.

The first 15 minutes of the video were about the history of clashes between Islamic…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

From Thousand Islands to Thousands Protestors

INDRIYANTO Seno Adji set two conditions when he was asked by the Crime Investigation Unit at National Police headquarters to become an expert witness in the blasphemy case against Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok). When the request was made, this professor from Krisnadwipayana University was in Tokyo, attending a panel discussion on criminal court system reforms. He said he had his reasons for setting those conditions.