When governments try to look more Islamic

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“The Indonesian Constitution stipulates freedom of expression, but to date such freedom can only take refuge on the Internet.

Today, the Internet is the only public space where hundreds of thousands of Indonesians can and have actually declared themselves to be religiously ‘liberal’, ‘atheist’ or ‘agnostic’ in their profiles on cyber social networking sites such as Facebook.”

Heryanto, Ariel (2008) “When governments try to look more Islamic”, The Jakarta Post, 06/06/2008.

See also “Islamist parties try to be less Islamist

keywords: government, ICMI, Indonesia, Islam, Jakarta Post, Soeharto

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arielheryanto

Born in Indonesia. Worked in Indonesia (1980-1995), Singapore (1996-1999), and Australia (2000-2020).

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