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Bishop's office said in a statement that Australians expected justice to continue to be served to "the full extent that Indonesian law allows." "Abu Bakar Bashir should never be allowed to incite others to carry other future attacks against innocent civilians," the statement added. Bashir was sentenced to 15 ...

JAKARTA, March 2 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia's West Kalimantan city of Singkawang on Friday held the annual Chinese Lantern Festival parade, which broke several national records this year. The parade was inaugurated by Indonesian Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim Saifuddin who lauded the ...
One of the main Indonesian groups for survivors of terror attacks has refused to participate in what it says is a flawed government-organized "reconciliation" meeting between former Islamic militants and victims. The three days of meetings between dozens of ex-militants and victims has its finale on ...
Depok has dispatched 200 people, among them social workers, police officers, and religious leaders, in order to "anticipate the spread of LGBT" among youth. There are nearly 2 million people in Depok, which is located south of Indonesia's capital city of Jakarta. The city's deputy mayor, Muhammad Idris, ...
The Indonesian city of Depok has announced it will set up a “taskforce” to curb the activities of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, ... Earlier this month, United Nations human rights chief, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, criticised proposals in Indonesia's parliament to criminalise gay sex and ...
Mount Sinabung is one of three currently active volcanoes in Indonesia, which is located on the Pacific "Ring of Fire," an area of concentrated seismic activity due to the presence of tectonic fault lines in the region. Last year, the eruption of Mount Agung in Bali forced the cancellation of several flights, ...
Police in Mataram city on the tourist island of Lombok were also ordered to raid schools in search of students who may be partaking in illicit activities. This isn't the first time cities in Indonesia have issued bans on Valentine's Day. In 2017, condoms were removed from convenience stores by authorities in ...
Valentine's Day was banned in some Indonesian cities Wednesday as police rounded up amorous couples, giving the official kiss-off to a tradition which ... Mataram city on the tourist island of Lombok issued its own Valentine's Day ban and ordered police to raid schools in the hunt for passionate students ...
Since the flogging of two gay men in Aceh last May – Indonesia's first public caning for homosexuality – LGBT people in the province have lived in increasing fear for their safety. Local rights group say hate speech is on the rise, with people using social media to spread messages about “cleansing” Aceh of ...


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