Online Prostitution and the Idea of Establishing A Red Light District

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Online prostitution has once again become a topic of discussion upon the recent news of the murder of Deudeuh Avisah Rini. The 25 year old was found dead in her boarding house in Tebet, South Jakarta, on Saturday (April 11). She’s reportedly a sex worker, who offers her service through social media platforms. [Continue reading]

A Wake Up Call for Education Minister

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Last week, Indonesians were shocked by the revelation that several public school textbooks contain hardline religious teachings. We obtained a copy of “Pendidikan Agama Islam dan Budi Pekerti” and noticed the second paragraph of page 170 stating, “Yang boleh disembah hanyalah Allah SWT dan orang yang menyembah selain Allah Swt telah menjadi musyrik dan boleh dibunuh”, which in English means, “Only Allah SWT should be worshiped and those worshiping Allah SWT perform idolatry and can therefore be killed.” [Continue reading]