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Edition 09 July 2018

National

  • The Blank Box’s Stolen Votes

    The Blank Box’s Stolen Votes

    Makassar’s sole mayoral candidate has lost to a blank box on the ballot. There was an attempt to gain votes by falsifying data.

  • Still a Second Class Citizen

    Still a Second Class Citizen

    Following the Constitutional Court's decision, adherents of non-mainstream faiths are still subjected to discrimination. The government's plan to issue two types of national IDs is criticized.

  • Our Homes are Destroyed

    Our Homes are Destroyed

    Discrimination against religious minorities is rooted in the past, during Sukarno’s reign. It continues due to neglect by the government and is exploited as a political commodity.

  • Ideological Guardians Salaries Controversy

    Moment

    The salaries and allowances for the Steering Board of the Agency for the Implementation of State Ideology Pancasila (BPIP), amounting to more than Rp 100 million per person, have been in the spotlight.

  • Minister of justice and Human Rights Yasonna Laoly.

    Minister of justice and Human Rights Yasonna Laoly.

    The Military May Not Act on Its Own

  • Military-Police Understanding

    Military-Police Understanding

    The government and parliament have agreed to pass the anti-terrorism law revision. Military involvement will be governed in a presidential regulation.

  • The Preacher List Debate

    The Preacher List Debate

    The Religious Affairs Ministry intends to eradicate hate speech from sermons, but is met with criticism instead. One individual is already deceased but still made it to the list.

  • Presidential Hopefuls With No Party Support

    Presidential Hopefuls With No Party Support

    Several individuals have declared themselves as presidential candidates, despite the absence of party support. Gatot Nurmantyo and Abraham Samad are particularly persistent.

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