Johannes Nugroho’s grandparents with other members of Surabaya’s first Chinese Protestant congregation, circa 1950s. Photo: Johannes Nugroho
Johannes Nugroho’s grandparents with other members of Surabaya’s first Chinese Protestant congregation, circa 1950s. Photo: Johannes Nugroho
Religion

Sukmawati aside, few Indonesians would dare to change their religion

  • Sukarno’s daughter may have converted from Islam to Hinduism but for ordinary Indonesians to do so is to take a great risk, as Johannes Nugroho found out
  • For those who can get past the bureaucratic stone wall, social ostracism – and in some cases even jail – can await

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Johannes Nugroho’s grandparents with other members of Surabaya’s first Chinese Protestant congregation, circa 1950s. Photo: Johannes Nugroho
Johannes Nugroho’s grandparents with other members of Surabaya’s first Chinese Protestant congregation, circa 1950s. Photo: Johannes Nugroho
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