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Muhammadiyyah Muslims in Yogyakarta (photo: © SUDIARNO/AFP/Getty Images

Islam and Democracy

Why 72 Per Cent of Indonesians Want Sharia

A Pew report states that 7 out of every 10 Indonesians want sharia law to be implemented. However, says Jennie S. Bev, author and columnist from Indonesia, there is no cause for alarm, considering the semantic differences in the use of the term sharia among IndonesiansMore