Tag archive for ‘Jakarta’
By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 27th, 2019

Muslim Hardliners Prevent Church in Jakarta from Holding Service

(International Christian Concern) –Despite having the required government permit, a protestant church in Jakarta has not been able to hold service, thanks to Muslim hard-liners’ protests and threats. The claim More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 28th, 2019

Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, Chinese Christian politician, was released from prison after nearly two years

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on January 24, 2019, the former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, an ethnic Chinese Christian politician, was released More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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The ‘religious harmony law’ forces over 1,000 churches in Indonesia to close

Indonesia’s “religious harmony” law has closed more than 1,000 Christian churches in the country. Indonesia passed the law in 2006 and requires religious minority groups to have 60 signatures of approval More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Indonesia police confess they are scared to face Muslim extremists, Islamic hardliners

Like Islamic State, the Muslim hardliners Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) are now creating a major problem for Indonesian police, who  are reluctant to crack down on hate speech, because there are no “rewards” More...

By Robert On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Indonesia reports second human H5N1 avian influenza case of 2014

A 33-year-old Jakarta man is reported as the second human case and fatality from H5N1 avian influenza in Indonesia this year, according to a Jakarta Post report today. H5N1 avian influenzaImage/CDC The virus was More...

By Robert On Monday, May 6th, 2013
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Aerosmith cancels Jakarta, Indonesia concert due to safety concerns, the band arrives in Manila for Wednesday show

The promoter for Aerosmith’s “The Global Warming Tour” , Ismaya Live announced Saturday the canellation of the band’s May 11 concert at JIEXPO Kemayoran Jakarta, Indonesia due to safety concerns.   Image/Video More...

By Robert On Thursday, June 7th, 2012

More violence in Papua: Indonesian soldiers open fire on civilians; one dead, 17 wounded

Indonesian soldiers opened fire on a group of civilians in an act of revenge after a deadly conflict occurred between civilians and military personnel over a road mishap on Wednesday. The AFP reports, the shootings More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

Indonesia Christians celebrate Pentecost on Palace steps

The faithful of the Yasmin Church in Bogor and members of the Hkbp FiladelfiaProtestant community celebrated the feast of Pentecost, yesterday in Jakarta, in front of the Presidential Palace. The Christians gathered More...

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