Tag Archives: Religious Freedom | May 10 2017

Civil Society Groups Call For Changes To The Blasphemy Law That Convicted Ahok

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The ruling against the Christian governor causes tensions and controversy. The blasphemy is a pretext used to exert social and political pressure on opponents. The court failed to exert its independence, said Surya Chandra.  “Article 156a of the Criminal Code article is elastic,” Antonius Yudo said. “Any opinion or claim other than that of the majority and not in accordance ... Read More »