Talking Indonesia: Blasphemy


In Talking Indonesia this week, Dr. Dirk Tomsa discusses Indonesia's blasphemy legislation with Dr Melissa Crouch, Kathleen Fitzpatrick Visiting Fellow at the Melbourne Law School, and a Senior Lecturer at the Law Faculty of the University of New South Wales in Sydney.

Indonesia’s blasphemy legislation gained global attention during the trial of former Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama in 2017. But apart from Ahok, many other Indonesians have also faced blasphemy charges in recent years, even though the constitutionality of the law has been challenged repeatedly.

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