Indonesia: local governments pass laws discriminating against the Ahmadiyah community

PROTECTING THE VICTIM, NOT DEFENDING THE ACTORS

While the minority Ahmadiya Muslim community suffers violent attacks, local government are using the legal system to perpetuate discrimination against them. The Association of Human Rights Lecturers of Indonesia examines the implications of such laws in this position paper, entitled The issuance of Regional Laws and Policies on the Prohibition of Religious Activities of the Jamaah Ahmadiyah Indonesia (JAI)/Indonesian Ahmadiyah Organisation), available for download below.

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Date: 16/03/2011

Countries:

Indonesia (incl W Papua)

Categories:

Law/Legislation
Advocacy
Religion/Religious minorities

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