Indonesians fight interfaith marriage ban

Couples currently forced to change their religion or marry abroad if they fall in love with person from different faith.

    Those considering marriage in Indonesia must be from the same religion, because interfaith unions are banned.

    But, as Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta, that law is now being challenged.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why is the West praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed?

    Why is the West praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed?

    Is an empowered Palestinian girl not worthy of Western feminist admiration?

    Blood-rusted Sword: Elite force of Saudi crown prince

    Blood-rusted Sword: Elite force of Saudi crown prince

    Al-Ajrab Sword Brigade, formed in 2015, comprises elite forces from across Saudi military ranks.

    Why some African Americans are moving to Africa

    Escaping systemic racism: Why I quit New York for Accra

    African-Americans are returning to the lands of their ancestors as life becomes precarious and dangerous in the USA.