Indonesian religious leaders to watch out for lies

January 20, 2011

INDONESIA: Religious leaders in Indonesia on Jan. 19 launched a complaint center to collect information on lies told by the government to the public. “The leaders believe that the meeting with the president is not an end to their commitment to keep voicing the conscience of the grassroots,” said Muslim Chalid Muhammad reading from the leaders’ statement during the launch at Maarif Institute for Culture and Humanity in Jakarta. The Religious Leaders’ Movement against Lies recently met with the Indonesian president to discuss lies told by government and state officials. IJ12937.1637