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Blasphemy & Hate Speech

February 27, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
Jakarta Post - February 27, 2019

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Medan prosecutors have sought 18 years' imprisonment for Agung Kurnia Ritonga, a 22-year-old student from North Sumatra University's School of Agriculture, for

February 17, 2019

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Tempo - February 17, 2019

Sidoarjo (Antara) – Indonesian Vice Presidential candidate Sandiaga Uno expressed deepest sympathies to prominent musician Ahmad Dhani by visiting him at the Medaeng Prison in Sidoarjo

February 6, 2019

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Jakarta Post - February 6, 2019

Jakarta – Singer-songwriter and Gerindra Party politician Ahmad Dhani, who was convicted of hate speech last month, will be transferred to Sidoarjo, East Java, on Wednesday to face ano

February 3, 2019

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Jakarta Post - February 3, 2019

Jakarta – A former University of Indonesia (UI) philosophy lecturer who was accused of blasphemy for referring to holy books as "fiction" faced five hours of questioning on Friday duri

January 31, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
Tempo - January 31, 2019

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The deputy chairman of Gerindra party, Fadli Zon, planned to bring up the court verdict on Ahmad Dhani, which he deemed bizarre, in the hearing with

January 30, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
Jakarta Post - January 30, 2019

Nurul Fitri Ramadhani, Jakarta – The Jakarta Police will question philosophy lecturer and government critic Rocky Gerung on Thursday over a remark he made last year, in which he referr

January 28, 2019

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Coconuts Jakarta - January 28, 2019

Celebrity musician, failed politician and Nazi-apparel aficionado Ahmad Dhani was sentenced to 1.5 years in prison today after being found guilty at the conclusion of his hate speech t

January 25, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
CNN Indonesia - January 25, 2019

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that the release of former Jakarta governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama should become an impetus f

January 24, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
Jakarta Post - January 24, 2019

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – A policeman assigned in Asahan, North Sumatra, has been sentenced to 30 months in prison and been ordered to pay a Rp 1 billion fine for inciting hate speech o

News ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
Asian Correspondent - January 24, 2019

At around 7.30am this morning local time, former governor of Jakarta Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama evaded the media and crowds of supporters as he walked free from an Indonesian prison

January 23, 2019

Statements ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
Human Rights Watch News Release - January 23, 2019

Jakarta – The expected release of the former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama from a Jakarta prison on January 24, 2019 underscores Indonesia's dangerous and discriminatory blas

News ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
Sydney Morning Herald - January 23, 2019

James Massola, Jakarta – The former governor of Indonesia's capital will be released from prison on Thursday, nearly two years after being jailed for blasphemy against Islam.

January 18, 2019

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Coconuts Jakarta - January 18, 2019

What former Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama is going to do after he leaves prison next week has been the subject of much speculation in Indonesia, but in a heartfelt ope

January 8, 2019

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Straits Times - January 8, 2019

Linda Yulisman, Jakarta – A recent statement of regret issued by Indonesian vice-presidential candidate Ma'ruf Amin for testifying against former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnam

January 6, 2019

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Jakarta Post - January 6, 2019

Jakarta – A video of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's running mate, Ma'ruf Amin, saying he regretted taking part in former Jakarta governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama being jailed f

December 28, 2018

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Jakarta Post - December 28, 2018

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The Langkat Police have apprehended a 19-year-old male for allegedly burning a Quran near a mosque in Besitang district, Langkat regency, North Sumatra, on Frid

December 20, 2018

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Jakarta Post - December 20, 2018

Medan – A panel of judges at the Medan District Court sentenced Faisal Abdi Lubis, 27, to 18 months in prison and fined him Rp 20 million (US$1,379) for insulting the Batak tribe on soc

News ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
Jakarta Post - December 20, 2018

Jakarta – The authorities are considering applying heavy security when former Jakarta governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama is released from prison on Feb.

November 26, 2018

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Jakarta Post - November 26, 2018

Jakarta – Prosecutors are seeking two years of imprisonment for musician Ahmad Dhani over alleged hate speech.

November 7, 2018

News ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
Jakarta Post - November 7, 2018

Karina M. Tehusijarana, Jakarta – On Oct. 20, up-and-coming comedian Tretan Muslim uploaded the latest episode of his comedic cooking series "Last Hope Kitchen" onto YouTube.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
Jakarta Post - November 7, 2018

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto has apologized for his remarks on "Boyolali faces" that has sparked people's outrage, especially in the Central Java

November 5, 2018

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Coconuts Jakarta - November 5, 2018

Just as the fallout from the infamous hoax perpetrated by Ratna Sarumpaet was starting to fade, opposition candidate Prabowo Subianto's campaign is now facing another PR disaster over a

News ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
Ini Kata - November 5, 2018

Chaidir Muhammad – The uproar over a speech by presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto in which he said that Boyolali people would not be able to get into fancy hotels because they have

News ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
Jakarta Post - November 5, 2018

Ganug Nugroho Adi, Boyolali – Thousands of people took part in a protest in Boyolali, Central Java, on Sunday, in response to presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto's joking remark abo

November 1, 2018

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Jakarta Post - November 1, 2018

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