Indonesia’s shariah push may scare investors, moderates
On September 21, 2009 · In Creeping Shariah, Human Rights under Shariah, Human Rights under Shariah Law, Indonesia, Islamic Law, Shariah Courts, Shariah Law
Recent moves in Indonesia, including plans by one province to stone adulterers to death, have raised concerns about the reputation of the world’s most populous Muslin country as a beacon of moderate Islam.
One ethnic Chinese Indonesian businessman, a practicing Christian who asked not to be quoted by name, said he feared if the trend continued it could lead to capital flight by the wealthy Chinese, Christian minority.
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