Islam in Indonesia
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Partly because of its size and disunity, Indonesia experienced great political
turmoil following independence, including seven governments in eight years
(1949 to 1957), the imposition of martial law in March 1957, attempted
communist takeovers, and finally the military coup of 1965 that brought
Suharto to power. Since then, rebellion has been sporadic and, until recently,
unsuccessful. In May 1998, after ruling the country for more than 30 years,
President Suharto was forced to step aside. The next president, B.J. Habibie,
was a close Suharto associate. In October 1999, the upper house of parliament
elected Abdurrahman Wahid, a Muslim cleric known as â€Gus
Dur,â€ as Indonesiaâ€s fourth president.
Megawati Soekarnoputri (daughter of Indonesiaâ€s first
president, Sukarno) was subsequently elected vice president.
Throughout all of this, Indonesia has promoted the goal of "unifying"
the nation's various ethnic and religious groups, a goal not shared by
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-Aceh,di ujung sumatera
Sulawesi, once known as Celebes, is home to an amazing variety of
people. Over 75 percent of its population is Muslim
where traders, farmers and fishermen of Bugis, Makassarese, Kaili and
Gorontalo origin have settled and brought Islam with them. The
Javanesse from Java & Baliness from Bali island have been settled
as transmigrants since 1962.
Poso is a coastal town some 1.600 kilometers north-east of Indonsia's
capital, Jakarta.Poso situated right in the centre of Central Sulawesi,
has 21 districts scattered around the region. The population of Poso
was around half a million in 1998. There are 554 mosques and 67 chapels
(halls in office buildings/colleges, etc for praying). It also has 392
churches Protestant, Catholic.
Pada 1971, perbandingan Muslim dan Kristen adalah 533.583 jiwa (49%) Muslim,
dan 555.360 jiwa (51%) Kristen. Komposisi ini mengalami perubahan yang
cukup drastis pada 1995. Prosentase Muslim dan Kristen, adalah 58% banding
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Cerita ttg konflik di Aceh sekilas
Cerita ttg konflik Maluku,Poso sekilas.Laskar jihad sekilas?
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