花花公子和毛拉

印度尼西亚最近发生了两件戏剧性的释放事件:一是一位激进的穆斯林教士被从监狱里释放了出来,另一件是一份漂亮的男性杂志被投入了市场。阿布·巴卡尔·巴希尔和《花花公子》现在都出现了大街上并受到了公众的关注,但是他们没有一个有其反对派主张得那么重要。他们的释放和由此引发的公众争论直接反映了印尼在抉择自我身份方面的斗争。这场斗争最近发生了戏剧性的转变。

激进的穆斯林教士阿布·巴卡尔·巴希尔因为公开赞颂2002年巴厘岛爆炸案,并被怀疑可能有更多的不法行为而被判刑。他被列入一份联合国恐怖分子的名单,无疑,如果他一直呆在监狱里的话印尼和整个世界都将太平许多。

但是他的被释放本身并不像有些人所说的那样表明印尼已经变得越来越激进。他被释放只是因为法律要求这样做:因为他已经服完了他30个月的刑期。

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