Ahok Jakarta Christian Governor

Indonesia’s First Christian Governor in 50 Years Sworn Into Office

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as Ahok, became the Governor of Jakarta, marking the first time since 1965 the position has been filled by

Indonesia Drafts New Law for Religious Freedom

Indonesia's president, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, and the Ministers for Religious and Home Affairs drafted a new law to protect religious freedom for minorities. President

Lukman Saifuddin

Indonesia to Officially Recognize Baha’i in Increasing Tolerance

Lukman Saifuddin, the new Religious Affairs Minister of Indonesia, has called for the Baha'i Faith to become the next state-recognized religion. In a response to a

Ambassador Meets Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo

New Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to Focus on Human Rights

U.S. Ambassador Scot Marciel met with Joko Widodo, Governor of Jakarta and Indonesian President-elect, in 2013. With The Presidency Secured, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo Must