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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.

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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

04 August 2016 | 11.18 WIB

Most Indonesians Reject Radicalism: Wahid Foundation Survey

Jakarta: Wahid Foundation has recently released a survey about the threat of radicalism and intolerance among Indonesian Muslims. The survey found 72 percent of respondents reject radicalism.

"However, there are also bad news," said Wahid Foundation director Yenny Wahid in a press conference… | More

27 June 2016 | 10.09 WIB

Need for Moderate Muslims to Unite Against IS Threat

JAKARTA: The IS group is driven by the rivalry between Sunni and Syiah Muslims, says Indonesian Islamic activist Yenny Wahid (pic), who is also the daughter of former Indonesian president Abdurrahman Wahid or Gus Dur.

“The ‘apolitical’ Muslims cannot see that (Sunni-Syiah rivalry). They have… | More

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