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Police Cracking Down on Punks in Indonesia

Posted by: Jason Tate (12/15/11)
According to a recent report, police are, amongst other things, shaving the mohawks off punks at Indonesia concerts.
From the ArticleThe crackdown marked the latest effort by authorities to promote strict moral values in Aceh, the only province in this secular but predominantly Muslim nation of 240 million to have imposed Islamic laws.

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10:34 AM on 12/15/11
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JayDanielHammer
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Obama pic because he is Muslim? Just kidding.
10:36 AM on 12/15/11
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TheDemosRock
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^lulz
10:44 AM on 12/15/11
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Meeze
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Save the mohawks!
10:45 AM on 12/15/11
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It seems like more and more bands play in Jakarta.
10:48 AM on 12/15/11
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Must suck to have religion run your country.
10:48 AM on 12/15/11
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Saw this. Allah had a mohawk.
10:51 AM on 12/15/11
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Send Fat Mike in there to play a show, i saw he was sporting a Mohawk recently.
11:02 AM on 12/15/11
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Completely absurd. Muslims are so damn severe, but for what?
11:09 AM on 12/15/11
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So not punk.
11:33 AM on 12/15/11
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That's complete fucked up. What's the threat, exactly? How does a hairstyle determine a moral path?
11:56 AM on 12/15/11
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Anyone who has not read the book or seen the documentary should definitely check out Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam. It's an interesting documentary and high lights some of major struggle between Islam and the punk community.

http://www.taqwacore.com/
12:02 PM on 12/15/11
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Must suck to have religion run your country.
agreed, fuck that shit
12:20 PM on 12/15/11
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Quote:
“We’re not violating human rights. We’re just trying to put them back on the right moral path.”
Orly?
12:52 PM on 12/15/11
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