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Talking Indonesia: Indonesian student armies

The Indonesian word ‘pemuda’, or young person, has a complex meaning and history. Like in other languages and cultures, the term conjures up images of change and vitality. But in Indonesia, it also carries militaristic and masculine connotations which are coloured by the way it was used during the New Order era.

Enhancing Religious Moderation, Indonesia and Pakistan Hold Interfaith Dialogue

As part of Indonesia’s effort and contribution to creating “harmony among civilizations,” Indonesia organized the Indonesia-Pakistan Interfaith Dialogue in Jakarta. This event marked the second time, with the previous one taking place in 2012. The Indonesia-Pakistan Interfaith Dialogue adopted the theme “Enhancing Religious Moderation and Interfaith Dialogue.”

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