Jakarta author seeks a lighter side of Islam

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Written by Amanda Hodge, and was originally published in Australian, The,
Feb 10, 2018

Around the time half a million ­Indonesian Muslims packed Jakarta’s national monument park in late 2016 to pray for the blasphemy conviction of the city’s Christian governor, Feby Indirani decided to test reaction to her new collection of religious parodies by publishing one online.

It’s fair to say the feedback to Baby Wants to Convert , in which a pig called Baby seeks permission to convert to Islam, was mixed.

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