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Human Rights: Indonesia
(5,895 words)

Introduction

The Indonesian state is based on the ideology of Pancasila, literally meaning “five pillars.” Pancasila was formulated by Sukarno, the nation’s first president. Its principles are the belief in one almighty god, humanitarianism, nationalism, democracy guided by con…

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Setiawan, Ken, “Human Rights: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 20 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001436>
First published online: 2012



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