» 06/20/2012, 00.00
Islamists attack Health minister over condoms
New Health Minister Nafsiah Mboy, a pediatrician, wants to generalise the use of condom to stop the spread of AIDS. Ulema Council calls the proposal "immoral," an encouragement to extramarital and premarital sex. A famous pop artist backs ulemas' fight.
Fired and tortured for having a second child
Malnutrition kills 26 children
Indonesia, first human case of bird flu
Protestant clergyman from Central Sulawesi released
He had been arrested on charges of weapons possession. Weapons were used to defend Christian refugees. In prison he met fundamentalist leader Abu Bakar Baasyir.
Extremist Muslims force a Catholic "home" church to shut down
A local priest told AsiaNews about the incident. The assailants "came from outside", and when informed about the case, the police "advised" the Catholic community "not to make too much fuss about the matter".
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