Attacking Muslims has now become one the favorite strategy to win votes and get sympathy across the entire political spectrum. The former President Nicolas Sarkozy, who is seeking a second term, recently proclaimed: “It is not with all the religions that the Republic has difficulty today, but one of them”.
"Here, we want to show that we gather here as a pile of bricks for an Islamic building, and we hope this pile of bricks could become the power that we could use to free Al Aqsha," Nasir said.
On Friday 14 June 2017, the Ministry of Communication and Information has requested all Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to terminate the access [or blocking] to 11 Domain Name Systems (DNS) owned by Telegram.
The Minister of Communication and Information Technolgy Rudiantara encourages companies of social media platform such as Facebook, Twitter, and video sharing site Youtube to help the government in preventing the spread of radical understanding in Indonesia.
Secretary of the Fatwa Commission of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI), Asrorun Niam Soleh revealed the basis of MUI consideration in issuing a fatwa on social media. One of them is the lack of accountability of social media users when posting a thing.
"This fatwa departs from the concern of the rise of content, which is not only positive but also negative. There is a benefit, but there is also sin," Kiai Ma'ruf Amin said.
Chairman of the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM), Nur Kholis considers that the Revision of Anti-Terrorism Law currently being drafted by the House of Representatives Commission III needs to consider remediation aspects for people who are not terrorists, and get violent.
President Joko Widodo has highlighted the need to accelerate the revision of Law No. 15 of 2003 on Combating Criminal Acts of Terrorism in a bid to offer greater powers to law enforcers.
The lawyer of Habib Muhammad Rizieq Shihab, Eggi Sudjana, said the named of his client to be suspect of alleged steamy conversation is weak. According to him, evidence in digital form very easily problematic.
The lawyer of Habib Muhammad Rizieq Shihab, Eggi Sudjana, argued that the named of his client to be suspect of alleged steamy conversation was inappropriate. He said Rizieq and Firza were victims on the case.
The deputy chairman of MUI Zainut Tauhid Sa'adi said Religious people other than Islam should respect the Muslims who fasting. Because, Muslims are tolerant to other religion when they worship.
Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama was moved from Cipinang detention center to the National Police’s Mobile Brigade detention center in Kelapa Dua, Depok, in the early hours of Wednesday for security reasons.
The defendant is proven guilty and convicingly in blaspheme the religion, related to surah Al Maidah," judge Dwiarso Budi Santiarto said when reading the verdict at Ministry of Agriculture's Auditorium, South Jakarta, on Tuesday 9 May 2017.
Advocation Team Coordinator of National Movement to Safeguard Indonesian Council of Ulama's Fatwa (GNPF MUI), Nasrulloh Nasution, came to Supreme Court (MA) on Wednesday (May 3). He submitted a letter to have the opportunity to audience on May 5.
Bachtiar said the 55 rally will be staged on Friday, May 5, to support the judges independency in making decision of blasphemy case with Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or Ahok as the defendant. He said the rally will be started with congregational prayer at Istiqlal mosque continued with a long march to Supreme Court office.
Director of Advocation Task Force of the Central Board of Muhammadiyah Youth, Gufroni, filed a report to the Prosecutorial Commission (Komjak) against the public prosecutors of a blasphemy case with Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or Ahok as the defendant. The report was made on Wednesday (April 26).
Responding to the Public Prosecutor (JPU)’s charges against Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama, who gave a one-year prison sentence with two-year probation in a blasphemy case, the Secretary of Youth Wing of Muhammadiyah (PP Muhammadiyah) Pedri Kasman expresses his disappointment.
Police say a burning car when Tabligh Akbar led Habib Rizieq Syihab without license plate number. Meanwhile, two cars containing petrol jerry cans were left at the same location using a fake license plate number.
A car caught fire during a mass sermon by Rizieq Shihab, leader of the Islamic Defenders Front, or FPI, in Cawang, East Jakarta, in the early hours of Sunday (16/04).
President Joko Widodo has inaugurated KH Hasyim Ashari Grand Mosque at Jalan Daan, West Jakarta, on Saturday (4/15).
Police say Novel Teror relating business of online hijab
National Police Chief of Indonesia, Tito karnavian says that religion can destroy a country, when used in political battles.
The state of Pancasila is the final [not negotiable] if the Pancasila state is modified, replaced, this state will be broken, for example, Indonesia becomes the state of religion
"we supports the decision of the panel of judges to continue the trial on Tuesday (April 11). If the reason is to maintain the security, police should detain Ahok since the beginning,” said Pedri,” said Padri to Kiblat.net on Friday (April 7).
The police's anti-terror squad Densus 88 has arrested three suspected terrorists in Lamongan District of East Java on Friday.
in the 17th trial of alleged religious blasphemy case, Tuesday (April 4), the public prosecutors presented four videos of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) statement. Those videos were evidences from complainants, presented by public prosecutors.
Nasrulloh said Ahok’s statement for quoting the words that he assumed as an insult to Al Maidah verse 51 was valid evidence. "Ahok is now being asked for defendant’s testimony, in which his statement will be valid evidence to strengthen the prosecutor’s accusation,” said him in South Jakarta on the same day.
Chairman of PP Muhammadiyah's Youth Wing Dahnil Anzar Simanjuntak disagree with alleged of treason to six people the initiators of the 313 rally including Secretary General of FUI , Muhammad Al Khaththath. Conversely, the arrest was rated as terror directed against government critics.
House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Fahri Hamzah quipped the arrest of Secretary General of the Muslim Forum (FUI) Muhammad Al-Khaththath.According to him, Article treason alleged of police against the leader of 313 was not proven.
Jakarta Metro Police has arrested five suspected people in an alleged plot agreement case. They were ZA, IR, MAK, V, and M. One of them was the coordinator of 313 rally and the Secretary General of Muslims Forum (FUI), Muhammad al-Khaththath.
The statement triggered a response from various circles. Muhammadiyah also gave responses and insists that political can not be separated from religion.
Chairman of Muhammadiyah Prof. Yunahar Ilyas insists that religion can not be separated from politics. because Indonesia is not a secular state.
Zainut says that Politics and religions should run side by side. Indonesia was not a secular state which fully separated state and religions in its daily life. It was a Pancasila-based country which placed religions as sources of values and inspiration
"They must really be kept separate, so that the people will know which one is politics and which is religion," he explained.
The legal process of money of alleged corruption involving Detachment 88 related Siyono deaths reportedly stalled in the Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (PPATK). While KPK is asked to investigate the IDR 100 million fund it claimed has not received an official response from the agency.
Members of Unite Islamic Journalists (JITU) Ranu Muda Adi Nugroho and seven members of Muslim group Laskar Umat Islam Surakarta (LUIS) be charged with 5 row article by prosecutor.
If you are from the youth that are suffering from fluctuating faith take a good look at what you do in your solitude, who your friends are and what your day amounts to. Where do your eyes wander? What is filling your ears? Spiritually intoxicating intake is destroying your chances at appreciating faith. There will come a time when your heart will be completely incapable of spiritual replenishment and even the mention of Allah, the afterlife or the Prophet SAW will agitate you. Allah changes the hearts but at the very least you need to change your environment.