There are calls for the government to address the practice of insisting that pupils and teachers in Indonesia’s public schools obey and enforce local sharia regulations on Islamic dress.
The Constitutional Court upheld ambiguous provisions in the Marriage Law that often hinder interfaith marriages and make it hard for couples of different religions to formalize their union.
The mass killings in 1965 affected many Indonesians living overseas, but primarily those who received scholarships to study abroad from the then-Sukarno administration.
Analysts say government, company action on labour is essential to prevent spread.
Respecting others’ spiritual beliefs is key to maintaining peace in a multireligious nation, and the Dharma Bhakti Temple in Jakarta’s Chinatown Glodok becomes a testament to interfaith tolerance.
Deputy Minister of Law and Human Rights has claimed that the code “decolonised” Indonesia’s criminal justice system.
For Indonesia’s transgender community, faith can be a source of discrimination – but also tolerance and solace
Shinta Ratri, an Indonesian transgender woman, taught transgender people at the Al-Fatah Islamic boarding school she founded in 2008 that God didn’t care if you were gay or transgender.
Lead researchers from an Australia-Indonesia Centre program on improving health outcomes have outlined their findings to Indonesia’s Ministry of Health and the National Committee on Disability.
It is regrettable that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are not playing a role in handling Rohingya refugees in Indonesia.
How can one of the least politically appealing issues in Indonesia turn into a central piece of the national debate linked to the elections set for 2024?
Di banyak daerah, masih banyak masyarakat yang menganggap kekerasan seksual terhadap anak adalah masalah “privat” keluarga, sehingga pihak luar tak berani menegur.
Despite officials in Bali confirming that everything would be done to avoid congestion on the roads during the G20, traffic jams are sometimes unavoidable.
Hundreds of thousands of Nepalis were part of an army of migrant workers who remade Qatar for its World Cup moment. But in chasing desperately needed paychecks abroad, many pay a heavy price.
The Indonesian government through a delegation led by the Minister of Law and Human Rights Yasonna Laoly represented Indonesia in the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
As the EU and Indonesia work on a free trade agreement, one tribe is seeking European help to secure its rights. Many Indigenous peoples are at risk of losing their land as economic development increases.
Indonesian police firing tear gas was the main trigger for a deadly soccer stampede at a stadium in East Java last month, according to the country’s human rights commission.