Azis Anwar Fachrudin

Azis Anwar Fachrudin is a researcher at the Center for Religious and Cross-Cultural Studies (CRCS) at Gadjah Mada University (UGM). He is currently an Indonesia fellow with New Mandala.

President Joko Widodo has often faced claims that he is “criminalising” ulama, or religious leaders. Azis Anwar Fachrudin looks at how many religious leaders Jokowi has sent to prison, and asks, are the complaints about criminalisation missing the point?