Women seen in niqabs. File photo: SCMP Women seen in niqabs. File photo: SCMP
Women seen in niqabs. File photo: SCMP
Indonesia

Indonesia targets niqab and 167 Islamic books to counter rising tide of extremism

  • One ministry has banned staff from wearing the full-face veil to work and the religious affairs ministry is replacing 167 Islamic texts deemed to contain extremist material
  • The government has launched a website to report radical content shared by civil servants, after a survey found them expressing a preference for an Islamic state

Topic |   Indonesia
Women seen in niqabs. File photo: SCMP Women seen in niqabs. File photo: SCMP
Women seen in niqabs. File photo: SCMP
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