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Alexandra Bruce
February 7, 2012

Human rights activists and religious scholars in Indonesia are demanding the release of a man who wrote on Facebook that he did not believe in God.

As a result of his Facebook post, Alexander An, a 31-year-old civil servant, is facing five years in prison after being charged with “defamation of religion.”

He says he started to question the existence of God when he was a child. Although the country is officially secular, every Indonesian is obliged to have a religion and to register himself, according to one of the official five religions allowed in that country.

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