An Indonesian student reads the Koran on the first day of Ramadan in May. Given the challenge of growing extremism in Southeast Asia, it is important to seek solutions that recognise the importance of inclusive religious identities and the institutionalisation of tolerance at all levels of society. Photo: EPA

How Indonesia’s model of inclusion and religious tolerance can root out extremism in the region

Eva Kusuma Sundari says Indonesia’s founding ideology, of a state that enshrines both religion and religious tolerance, can be a model for Asean amid the rising conflict that is threatening stability in Southeast Asia

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An Indonesian student reads the Koran on the first day of Ramadan in May. Given the challenge of growing extremism in Southeast Asia, it is important to seek solutions that recognise the importance of inclusive religious identities and the institutionalisation of tolerance at all levels of society. Photo: EPA
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