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Law and Religion in Indonesia: The Constitutional Court and the Blasphemy Law


Melissa Crouch


National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

May 5, 2012

7(1) Asian Journal of Comparative Law, 2012, Forthcoming

Abstract:     
A growing number of religious minorities have been prosecuted for the criminal offence of ‘insulting a religion’ in Indonesia. This article examines the case for judicial review of the Blasphemy Law in Indonesian Constitutional Court in order to explore how the relationship between law and religion, particularly Islam, has been debated, negotiated and articulated in democratic Indonesia

Keywords: law, religion, Indonesia, Constitutional Court, blasphemy

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Date posted: May 5, 2012  

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Crouch, Melissa, Law and Religion in Indonesia: The Constitutional Court and the Blasphemy Law (May 5, 2012). 7(1) Asian Journal of Comparative Law, 2012, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2051371

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Melissa Crouch (Contact Author)
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law ( email )
469G Bukit Timah Road
Eu Tong Sen Building
Singapore, 259776
Singapore

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