Sep 18, 2011 09:32 EDT
About 50 women in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country, donned miniskirts to protest remarks by the Jakarta city governor who blamed a recent gang rape on the victim's choice of clothing.
Sep 01, 2010 12:02 EDT
An Indonesian court Wednesday ordered the local branch of Paris-based Buddha Bar to close after convicting the licence holder of blasphemy, a lawyer said.
Apr 15, 2010 08:09 EDT
The death toll from riots in the Indonesian capital rose to three on Thursday as hundreds of noisy protesters gathered at city hall to demand the resignation of Jakarta's governor.
Apr 15, 2010 02:47 EDT
The death toll from bloody riots in the Indonesian capital rose to three on Thursday, as hundreds of police were deployed to guard city hall amid fears of further violence, officials said.
Feb 22, 2010 23:28 EST
It has been the economic heartbeat of the world's fourth most populous country for almost 500 years, but Jakarta's days as Indonesia's capital could be numbered.
Feb 05, 2010 05:59 EST
Bronze Obama statue in Jakarta to be moved following public outcry, Facebook campaign. A statue of a young President Barack Obama that drew a public backlash after it was given a prominent position in a Jakarta park will be moved to the elementary school he attended while living in the Indonesian capital, officials said Friday.
Dec 15, 2009 09:43 EST
Bronze Obama statue in Jakarta attacked in Facebook campaign by thousands of detractors. A statue of President Barack Obama as a boy erected in a Jakarta park has been targeted in a Facebook campaign by thousands who say it should be removed.