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Police rebuke Islamic hardliners for prohibiting Muslims from wearing Christmas garb

Dec 19, 2016 - 10:21 PM

Indonesia s highest Islamic council issued a fatwa – or religious edict – making it sinful for businesses to force their Muslim staff to wear Christmas attire Police chief Tito Karnavian however says fatwas are not a reference for positive law

INDONESIA AND CHRISTMASTIME. This photo taken on December 18, 2016 shows Indonesian protesters past a Santa sleigh installation as they demonstrate outside a shopping mall in Surabaya. Photo by Juni Kriswanto/ AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Nov. 13, 2014

Nov 13, 2014 - 11:42 AM

Acting Jakarta governor s plans for restaurants or a hotel at Monas FPI s police report against Ahok KPK s auction of confiscated gadgets and more

The wRap Indonesia: Oct. 9, 2014

Oct 09, 2014 - 10:24 AM

Prabowo camp threatens to investigate Jokowi for graft 40 000 year old cave painting in Sulawesi debunks European claims FPI leader turns himself in and more

FRESH ERUPTION. Residents watch as dark giant ash clouds rise from the crater of Mount Sinabung volcano during an eruption on October 8, 2014, as seen from Karo district in North Sumatra. Photo by AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Oct. 7, 2014

Oct 07, 2014 - 11:58 AM

Reports identify Indonesian victim in gruesome Australia murder case Bali police ban protests during Bali Democracy Forum Jakarta police name famous poet a rape suspect and more

SECURITY PREPARATIONS. Members of the Indonesian army prepare to secure the Bali Democracy Forum (BDF), which will be held in Bali on October 10-11, 2014. Photo by Sonny Tumbela/AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Oct. 6, 2014

Oct 06, 2014 - 11:03 AM

The battle for the People’s Consultative Assembly MPR a rampaging sacrificial bull a fatal accident involving a celebrity lawyer and his lamborghini and more

DAY OF SACRIFICE. Men prepare to slaughter a cow on the day of sacrifice or Eid al-Adha in Jakarta on Sunday, October 5, 2014. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

FPI demo tolak Ahok jadi gubernur karena arogan dan non-Muslim

Sep 24, 2014 - 6:41 PM

Ditentang FPI jadi gubernur karena ras dan arogansinya Ahok tak gentar dan pukul balik

TOLAK NON-MUSLIM. Anggota Front Pembela Islam (FPI) berdemo di jalanan Jakarta pada 1 Maret 2011. Foto oleh Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Anti-Australia protests in Indonesia as ex-spy chief hits out

Nov 22, 2013 - 12:58 PM

A M Hendropriyono also poured cold water on the government s insistence that Jakarta would never tap the phones of Australian politicians

CHUMS NO MORE? Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott (L) is greeted by Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the APEC Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, 07 October 2013. EPA/Romeo Gacad/Pool

Indonesians hold Muslimah World

Sep 14, 2013 - 9:49 PM

Contest in Jakarta is Islam s answer to Miss World says pageant s founder

PROTEST. A rallier against Miss World in Banda Aceh. Photo by Hotli Simanjuntak/EPA