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18 December 2018 | 08.46 WIB

The Wahid Foundation shares their Research Experience at a Southeast Asian CSO Forum

‘Failure to appreciate these two phenomena will lead to a failure in dealing with them’ Bangkok- Thailand. For some, the rise of the 212 Movement is a sign of an increasingly serious threat from radical movements. In 2016, this movement took shape during a demonstration… | More

04 October 2017 | 09.54 WIB

Formally visited by Maldives, Wahid Foundation Discussed on Countering Intolerance and Radicalism

Jakarta – Wahid Foundation (WF) welcomed formal visitation from the government of Maldives on Tuesday (03/10/17). Welcomed by the Executive Director, Yenny Wahid, the representatives from Maldives expressed their interest in sharing knowledge regarding best practices in dealing with intolerance and radicalism, two issues that… | More

24 May 2017 | 18.14 WIB

Homeless Media, Kenapa Tidak?

We could soon see the emergence of a new wave of publishers that don’t require home pages or apps; their sole purpose is to syndicate content through different channels and social platforms. (Fransesco Marconi - Strategy Manager for The Associated Press and fellow at Columbia… | More

12 May 2017 | 09.53 WIB

PRESS RELEASE WAHID FOUNDATION STATEMENT ON THE VERDICT AGAINST BASUKI TJAHAJA PURNAMA

On Tuesday (9 May 2017), in a verdict hearing monitored by both supporters and detractors, a panel of judges led by Chief Judge Dwiarso Budi Santiarto found Basuki Tjahaja Purnama guilty of violating Article 156a of the Criminal Code (KUHP). Basuki was sentenced to two… | More

05 May 2017 | 10.47 WIB

Wahid Foundation: Pemerintah dan OMS harus Tingkatkan Kerjasama

JAKARTA, WAHID FOUNDATION – Wahid Foundation mengimbau pemerintah agar meningkatkan kerja sama yang lebih mendalam dengan organisasi masyarakat sipil (OMS) dalam penanggulangan radikalisme dan terorisme di Indonesia. Kerja sama antara kedua stake-holder tersebut dipandang dapat mengurangi jumlah radikalisme dan terorisme di Indonesia. Imbauan itu dikemukakan… | More

16 December 2016 | 15.29 WIB

The Visit of Afghan Ulama Delegates to Wahid Foundation

On Wednesday, 14 December 2016, Wahid Foundation gladly received the visit of Ulama delegates from Afghanistan. They were interested to learn about roles of Islamic organizations in Indonesia in the building of peace and realizing Islam as ‘rahmatan lil alamin’ (blessing to all human race… | More

01 December 2016 | 18.58 WIB

Myanmar Must Stop Violence Against Muslim Rohingya And Hatred Campaign Against Muslim In Myanmar

“We, the Wahid Foundation was established to advance the humanitarian vision of KH Abdurrahman Wahid (Gus Dur) in advancing the development of tolerant, multicultural, society in Indonesia, improving the welfare of the poor, building democracy and fundamental justice, and expanding the values of peace and… | More

05 October 2016 | 10.22 WIB

The Wahid Foundation Highlights Arts and Community Participation to Mark World Peace Day

JAKARTA - To mark International Day of Peace 2016, the Wahid Foundation is helping to organise a series of arts and cultural events that lays a heavy emphasis to the participation of local communities in conveying the message of peace.   On September 30, 2016,… | More

05 August 2016 | 11.49 WIB

LGBT People Have Right to Live Equally With Others: Yenny Wahid

  The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is a minority group that is entitled to state protection, according to the Wahid Foundation. Yenny Wahid, the foundation’s executive director, said Islam ensured the right to life for all people, including those considered sexually deviant.… | More

04 August 2016 | 11.47 WIB

BNPT to Involve Two Ministries in Fight Against Radicalism

The National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) is set to invite the Culture and Education Ministry and the Communications and Information Ministry to collaborate with the agency to fight against radicalism. BNPT head Comr.Gen.Suhardi Alius said the spread of radicalism had taken place through school text-books and… | More

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