In the last of a two-part series, lecturer Dr. Samsul Maarif and Project Multatuli membership manager Devina Heriyanto discuss how intersectoral solutions online and offline can help marginalised indigenous communities reclaim their narratives.
Dr. Samsul Maarif of Universitas Gadjah Mada and Devina Heriyanto of Project Multatuli tackle how and why mainstream narratives perpetuate discrimination against marginalised religious groups in Indonesia and what can be done to address the issue.
Amid the rise in hate speech related to religion, civil society organisations in Indonesia are using creative online tactics to promote rights discourses. But to be more effective, an approach recognising the authority of religious figures is needed.
New report on religious freedom in Indonesia: Civil society must grow more critical of intolerance online
EngageMedia’s new report scrutinises freedom of religion in digitally-mediated spaces and the roles played by religious institutions, online platforms, and law enforcement in mediating—or amplifying—religious tension.
In Indonesia, digital spaces are the site of a challenging balancing act between religious expression and hate speech.