Donate to RNS

Nithin Coca

Nithin Coca is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Nithin Coca

Pro-Uighur protests in Indonesia shadowed by ominous domestic politics

By Nithin Coca — January 11, 2019
JAKARTA, Indonesia (RNS) — With Indonesia just months away from national elections, many believe recent rallies were focused more on domestic politics than on genuine support for the Uighurs.

Indonesian president invokes ‘Pancasila’ to counter rising Islamism

By Nithin Coca — August 30, 2018
(RNS) — Pancasila, a set of founding principles including 'belief in the the One and Only God,' has historically demanded respect for the country's six formally recognized faiths.

Indonesia passes anti-terrorism law after suicide attacks on churches

By Nithin Coca — July 24, 2018
JAKARTA, Indonesia (RNS) — The new law has bolstered support for President Joko Widodo, a moderate Muslim, but some groups say it gives too much power to the state.
Page 1 of 1