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Pro-Ahok ask article of blasphemy to remove

Foto: Basuki Tjahaja Purnama alias Ahok saat sidang (foto: Poskota News)

KIBLAT.NET, Jakarta – Two person of the pro-Ahok, Gita Putri Damayana & Gita Syaharani make petition for article 156a on religious blasphemy be revoked.They argued that the application of this article teaches as if majority is the true.

“With the existence of this article,the State as if teach to the public that the majority is the true and the minority is the wrong,” Gita Putri Damayana wrote ini Change.org.

respond it, the head of the Scholars Union of Muslim Law (KSHUMI), Chandra Purna Irawan, affirmed that the blasphemy article if deleted will cause turmoil in society.

The proposed deletion of Article 156a of the Criminal Code (KUHP) on blasphemy, if the proposed deletion of blasphemy article approved, will cause turmoil between religious people. Because, people in Indonesia consists of many religions, “he told kiblat.net.

According to him, if these demands to delete Article blasphemy means need to revise Pancasila, Bhinneka Tunggal Ika and UUD 1945 which assertive regulates the prohibition of tarnishing religious beliefs.

Editor: Furqon Amrulloh

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