n International Journal for Religious Freedom - Religious freedom in Indonesia - a survey
|Article Title||Religious freedom in Indonesia - a survey|
|© Publisher:||International Institute for Religious Freedom|
|Journal||International Journal for Religious Freedom|
|Affiliations||1 State University of the West in Timisoara, Romania and 2 William Carey University in Shillong, India|
|Publication Date||Jan 2013|
|Pages||85 - 96|
|Keyword(s)||Ahmadiyya, Christianity, Extremism, Freedom of religion, Indonesia, Islam, Islamism, Saudi Arabia and Southeast Asia|
As a secular democracy Indonesia guarantees religious freedom. The vast majority of the quarter of a billion Indonesians lives in relative freedom. But a certain wahhabization of the country assures, that extremist groups fight Ahmaddiyyas, Christians, Shiites and other Muslim and non-Muslim groups. The government on the one side actively fight the idea of a Muslim state, but as one Islamist party is a coalition party, often does not act to protect minorities.
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