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A. Fatih Syuhud

A. Fatih Syuhud is CEO of Pondok Pesantren Al-Khoirot Malang who has authored six books on Islam and Indonesia. He is blogging at fatihsyuhud.com in English, fatihsyuhud.net in Bahasa Indonesia, and fatihsyuhud.org in Arabic . Follow him at facebook.com/fatihsyuhud, Twitter.com/fatihsyuhud and Google Plus

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Latest posts by A. Fatih Syuhud

26 August 2007

Indonesia: Kidnapping Children for Ransom

Nobody in Indonesia feels sure as to what motivates the criminals to abduct a child to serve their purpose. One thing is clear this trend is growing and it grows...

24 March 2007

Bachelor Degree for President and the MP's Laptop

In political arena every move becomes political, or considered to be political if it's not in line with certain interest of particular segment of political elites. That's exactly what's happening...

5 February 2007

Indonesia: Floods that Paralysed the Capital and its People

Indonesia again gets international media intention for yet another natural disaster. This time the capital Jakarta has gone through the worst floods in five years. The floods paralysed everything –...

29 December 2006

Indonesia: Internet Outage and Flood in Aceh

There is nothing worse for Indonesian bloggers in particular around the new year eve but to see the sudden temporary “demise” of internet connection. The cause as reported by Budi...

8 December 2006

Indonesia: Polygamous Holy Man and MP's Sex Scandal

There is nothing more ovelwheming than the conversations among Indonesian blogosphere these past few weeks. The talk involves two occurences that looks similar but are actually unrelated – Aa Gym's...

23 November 2006

Bush and Indonesia Islam

If you watched CNN or BBC before and during Bush's visit to Indonesia, you would see a sea of protersters in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta with slogan of anti-Bush and to...

1 November 2006

Celebrating Eid ul-Fitr the Blogger Way

Some Indonesian bloggers still talk about Eid ul-Fitr, or something to do with it, days after it passed for various reasons. Agus Setiawan at Blogonesia, for example, discusses the recent...

9 September 2006

Another Indonesian Minister Blog and a Mourning Week

As I wrote here, Indonesian Housing Minister Yusuf Asy'ari becomes the second Minister to start blogging after Minister of Defense Juwono Sudarsono went blogging a few months back. His blog...

1 September 2006

Indonesian Blogger Confronts US Media View on Indonesian Muslims

Here is a stark example on how people from different cultures see the same thing differently. And how bias and pre-occupied notion on certain issue and on certain people or...

20 August 2006

61st Anniversary of Indonesia's Independence Day

In commemorating the 61st anniversary of independence day, Indonesian bloggers have many ways to celebrate it. Agusti Anwar highlights the meaning of flag as a symbol of nation and nationalism:...

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