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Debasing the Buddha: Indonesia Bans Offensive Club

At the end of July, hundreds of Indonesian Buddhists protested against a local branch of the French-owned chain restaurant Buddha Bar. The Anti-Buddha Bar Forum (FABB) organized the protest. As blogged about previously here, those demonstrations turned ugly. Well, despite FABB criticism from other Buddhist organizations, FABB efforts paid off: this week a district court […]

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Hundreds Protest Buddha Bar

A protest in Jakarta, Indonesia, against a local branch of the French-owned chain restaurant Buddha Bar became chaotic today when protesters damaged the restaurant and nearby public facilities. Over 300 Indonesian Buddhists showed up for the protest, which was organized by the Anti-Buddha Bar Forum (FABB). The crowd gathered in white t-shirts to protest the […]

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