Sawerigading vs. Sharia : Identities and Political Contestation in Decentralised Indonesia
Islamist groups are attempting to shape Indonesia's political landscape post-New Order through advocating local regulations based on sharia in districts newly empowered by regional autonomy. In the province of South Sulawesi, which was gripped by a separatist Islamic rebellion in the 1950s and 1960s, the former rebel leader, Kahar Muzakkar, is invoked in a movement to implement sharia-based local regulations. However, the politics of decentralisation are also associated with a resurgence of...[Show more]
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