The Centre for Human Rights, Multiculturalism, and Migration (CHRM2), jointly with Indonesian Consortium of Human Rights Lecturer (SEPAHAM Indonesia), Saturday (13/5/2017), have released the statement. They state that laws relating to ‘Religion Blasphemy’ as written in Article 156a Indonesian Penal Code and Blasphemy Act PNPS/65 should be amended in response to the Ahok Case.

Historically, such laws are often manipulated by the Court and majority groups to justify persons who are suspected to defame official religions in Indonesia.

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