In just a couple of months, Indonesia’s new president Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has already started working on a new law that will give religious freedom to religious minorities. Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim has stated that over the next six months, they plan to propose a … [Read More...]
On Thursday, August 21, Indonesia’s highest court announced that they were unanimously upholding Indonesia’s presidential election result declaring Joko Widodo (Jokowi) as the winner. Prabowo Subianto challenged the result, claiming that there had been cheating at several polling … [Read More...]
In Indonesia, everyone is required to declare a religion. For a long time, there were five choices: Islam, Hinduism, Christianity, Catholicism, and Buddhism. A few years ago, Chinese religions/ Confucianism was added. And now, the Baha’i religion has been added. Like many other … [Read More...]
Late on Tuesday, July 22, Joko Widodo, known as “Jokowi” was declared the winner in Indonesia’s presidential election. The Elections Commission declared that Jokowi received 53.16% of the votes, winning by almost 8.5 million votes.
However last Friday, the losing candidate, … [Read More...]