Indonesian pastor Onekesyi Zega and three of his assistants were arrested recently by a district police officer after being accused of baptizing Muslims.
Events over the past few years indicate that not only is religious intolerance growing at an alarming pace across Indonesia, but that the federal government is often neutral towards or even complicit in acts of violence perpetrated against religious minorities.
In the latest twist in the long-running saga of Bogor City's Taman Yasmin Indonesia Christian Church, authorities decided at a meeting in September that the church, which was forced to close in 2010, would not reopen, but instead should relocate about 7 kilometers away.
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