Indonesia is known for its diversity and moderate brand of Islam but activists are concerned about patriarchal double standards for women. Photo: AFPIndonesia is known for its diversity and moderate brand of Islam but activists are concerned about patriarchal double standards for women. Photo: AFP
Indonesia is known for its diversity and moderate brand of Islam but activists are concerned about patriarchal double standards for women. Photo: AFP

Indonesian honour killing: brutal death of schoolgirl Rosmini Darwis, 16, sparks copycat fears

  • The girl was hacked to death with a machete and wooden log after she revealed she was dating someone, in a case that has shocked the nation
  • While honour killings are common in the Middle East and South Asia, there has until now been no such reports in Indonesia
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Indonesia is known for its diversity and moderate brand of Islam but activists are concerned about patriarchal double standards for women. Photo: AFPIndonesia is known for its diversity and moderate brand of Islam but activists are concerned about patriarchal double standards for women. Photo: AFP
Indonesia is known for its diversity and moderate brand of Islam but activists are concerned about patriarchal double standards for women. Photo: AFP
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