Posted by: becketfund | April 17, 2008

Indonesia: Government Panel Recommends Banning Ahmadi Muslims

JAKARTA – A panel of prosecutors, religious scholars, and government officials has recommended that the Indonesian government ban the Ahmadi Muslim community, which they say has “deviated from Islamic principles” the Associated Press reported on April 17.  The panel also encouraged the government to charge members of the Ahmadi community with “insulting a religion”, a crime which carries a sentence of up to five years in jail.  Indonesia’s Ahmadi community currently numbers about 200,000.


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