Religious freedom conditions in Indonesia are generally trending negatively. The government continues to prosecute blasphemy allegations and to impose disproportionate prison sentences. Hardliners and other intolerant groups continue to threaten houses of worship associated with minority faiths, including by exploiting the 2006 Joint Regulation on Houses of Worship.

Source: Balinese Hindus perform sacred Telek dance at a festival in Klungkung, Bali, REUTERS / Christo

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