Alexander Arifianto Author

Alexander Arifianto is a Research Fellow with the Indonesia Programme, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research focuses on political Islam and contemporary Indonesian politics.

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When the thirst for power disguises itself as a thirst for God

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The influence of religious conservatism on Indonesian society is leading to harsh Islamist policies which suppress the freedoms of religious minorities, argues Alexander Arifianto.

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