Freedom of Religion/Belief Report 2011

Discrimination Politics In The Regime of Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

The freedom of religion / belief condition report in Indonesia in 2011 was presented to the public on December 19, 2011. However, due to various resource constraints this report has just been published in February 2012. As a monitoring report, this publication is intended in order to expand the spectrum of readers and the expansion of Setara community constituency to jointly advocate the freedom of religion / belief in Indonesia.

The report titled Discrimination Politics in the Regime of Soesilo Bambang Yudhoyono, is the fifth report since 2007 SETARA Institute publishes an annual report. As written in previous reports, the events of freedom of religion / belief violations reported by using the standard method and recording. Regular modifications made for the current themes which becomes the tendency in the particular recent years. This time, the report contains nine kinds of topics of discrimination and violence targeting religious groups / beliefs, and spread in different areas. The variety of discrimination in section III is intended to demonstrate to all parties that discrimination targets all the layers of religious groups.

The theme of this fifth report represents the achievements of this state’s anticlimactic performance in promoting pluralism and the freedom of religion / belief guarantee in Indonesia. Discriminatory politics which becomes the state’s choice reflected in the sequence of events that occurred since the 2007-2011 that keeps increasing and did not get serious handling by the state. This report invites all readers to think, take side, and act tolerantly and quickly encouraging all state’s components to take part in the promotion of human rights.

Download : Freedom of Religion/Believe Report 2011