Indonesia: Shariah law draws criticism

Indonesia: Shariah law draws criticism

Tasikmalaya : Indonesia | Jun 06, 2012 at 9:58 AM PDT
Source: United Press International
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Activists criticize the impending enactment of a bylaw requiring all women in the West Java city of Tasikmalaya to wear headscarves. Hemasari, a women's rights activist from the region, told The Jakarta Post the order "is not based on practical social values." FULL ARTICLE AT United Press International
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  • Indonesia: Headscarf law provokes criticism

    The planned enactment of a law making it obligatory for women to wear headscarves in the Indonesian city of Tasikmalaya has drawn criticism from activists and a lawmaker but a hard-line Islamic group has given its support. Hemasari, a women's rights...

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