Daily Archives: December 18, 2018

“Smart Pakem”: Indonesia Launches ‘Heresy App’ To Streamline Policing of Religious Minorities

Last month, the Jakarta State Prosecutor’s office (Kejati) launched a mobile application enabling members of the public to report on citizens engaging in “misguided” religious practices and beliefs. Known as ‘Smart Pakem’ (monitoring religious beliefs), the app has been condemned by human rights bodies, including Indonesia’s own National Commission on […]