The blasphemy charges against Jakarta’s governor will put Indonesia’s democracy and national identity to the test.
Dr Dina Afrianty is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Religion, Politics, and Society, Australian Catholic University. She is also a Research Fel... low for Gender, Religion, and Law in Muslim Societies at the Center for Social Difference, Columbia University. She is an associate of the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society (CILIS) at the Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne. Dr Afrianty is the author of Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia: Local Women’s NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh, published by Routledge, 2015.