Jun 16, 2024 Last Updated 8:34 AM, May 27, 2024

Constitution

Cultural blind-spots of the Anti-Sexual Violence Law

Dealing with sexual violence in Indonesia calls for culturally sensitive and context-specific approaches

Where there’s smoke, there’s politics

Campaigns against smoking are finally gaining ground, but the tobacco lobby is fighting back

God and democracy

A Christian church is asserting its democratic rights by suing the mayor of Depok

Questions of judgement

The new Constitutional Court combines law and politics

Religion on trial

Woman who claims to speak to angel Gabriel tests ‘constitutional rights’.

Zealous reformers

Will a positive start for the Constitutional Court lead to practical changes for ordinary citizens?

One Step Forward

Indonesia has made only some legislative progress toward religious freedom, but the greatest freedom is the openness of debate.

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