DEBATE ON INTERFAITH TOLERANCE (Bogor)

In Indonesia by zeinab

02Feb2016

The Asia Foundation

In order to strengthen the perspectives of the younger generation on the aspect of interfaith, in 3 places – Jakarta, Berastagi, Medan, Mataram, and Bandung – a total of 150 youth delved into many aspects of Interfaith. This debate aimed at increasing religious understanding amongst the participants, to take them from “exclusive” to “inclusive”, so that tolerance could develop better amongst the younger generation. The debate was facilitated by Budhy Munawar-Rahman of The Asia Foundation, who then strengthened the debate with discussion on human rights, especially from the perspective of religious freedom and pluralism

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