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USINDO Jakarta Special Open Forum July 31, 2017

On July 31, 2017, USINDO, together with SETARA Institute, Wahid Foundation, and the Indonesia-US Council on Religion and Pluralism, co-hosted a Special Open Forum on the “Relations between Religious Majorities, Minorities, and the State in US and Indonesia: Current Trends & Issues”.

The discussion focused on the dynamics between religious majorities, minorities, and the government as well as the factors contributing to the growth of radicalism in both the US and Indonesia. Recommendations were also made towards the eradication of hate speech and the proliferation of tolerant perspectives.

View the video of the event here: