» 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.
Protestant pastor stabbed, religious freedom attacked
A group of unknown assailants stabbed Rev Afian Sihombing. Currently, he is in hospital in critical conditions. Rev Luspida Simanjutak, head of a Protestant community in Pondonk Bekasi, was also injured. Activists and priests react to the incident saying such actions are an attack against pluralism, a pillar of Indonesian society.
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