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Daily Update: Indonesia is still not a secular liberal country

Roy Maverick Jakarta's former mayor, a chinese-Christian by the name of Ahok, was sentenced to two years prison for blasphemy in 2017. Specifically, Ahok had referred...

Casualties of the Culture War

It struck me recently that there’s a strange war going on these days, a secret war. It’s unobtrusive, tends to be fought parallel to...

Quote of the Day: Turnbull on Indonesian moderation

In the wake of the jailing of the Christian former governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, for blasphemy, as we reported earlier today, it...

Indonesian mosque and the Islamic State

Recruiting centres for Islamic State have extended their reach from prayer halls led by shady self proclaimed Imams in the suburbs of Sydney and...