Sakdiyah Ma'ruf at the at Ubud Writers & Readers Festival in Bali, Indonesia. Photo: Wirasathya Darmaja

Hijab-wearing stand-up comic fights Islamic extremism in Indonesia using laughter as her weapon

Inspired by the late Robin Williams and motivated by rising religious intolerance in Indonesia, comedian and activist Sakdiyah Ma’ruf says cracking jokes is one way to open closed minds

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Sakdiyah Ma'ruf at the at Ubud Writers & Readers Festival in Bali, Indonesia. Photo: Wirasathya Darmaja
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