Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Indonesia: "No Model for Muslim Democracy"

This is from the New York Times.  But yet again, the mainstream media is behind the game, for the trampling of minority religions by this, the largest Muslim majority nation in the world, has been regularly reported in blogs for years now.  Still, it's good to see some straight reporting from "the newspaper of record"...

While Indonesia has made great strides in consolidating a stable, democratic government after five decades of authoritarian rule, the country is by no means a bastion of tolerance. The rights of religious and ethnic minorities are routinely trampled. 
Read on here.
Related: "Indonesia's Rising Religious Intolerance"