Past event

Research Event

Religious Freedom in Indonesia: the Ahmadiyya

Chatham House, London

Asia Programme


Ms Maimon Herawati, Lecturer, Padjajaran University, Indonesia
Isabelle Arradon, Senior Research Policy Adviser, Amnesty International
John Sidel, Sir Patrick Gillam Professor of International and Comparative Politics, LSE


Recent attacks on the Ahmadiyya community have sparked considerable controversy within Indonesia. The speakers will consider the Ahmadiyya community in Indonesia from three different perspectives by examining the history of Ahmadiyya in the country, discussing issues of human rights and religious freedom and looking at the Indonesian Muslim reaction to Ahmadiyya.