International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Law | Indonesia | Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022


The Existence of Marapu Religion as the Ancient Religion of the Ndigenous Communities of Sumba Sland regarding the Constitutional Court's Decision No. 97/PUU-XIV/2016

Lenny Nadriana [2] | St. Laksanto Utomo [5]


Abstract: Rejection of the ndigenousreligion s because what s worshiped s the spirit of the ancestors. This s what needs to be studied and.The ndonesian Constitutional Court Decision Number: 97/PUU-XIV/2016 has equated Belief with Religion. With the decision of the Constitutional Court,Marapu religion as a Sumbanese belief should be equal to other religions that have been recognized by the state.Efforts by Sumba residents who adhere to the Marapu religion whose constitutional rights as adherents of belief are still disadvantaged, there are some of alternatives, namely (a) filing a citizen lawsuit or citizen lawsuitsuits; (b) file a class action lawsuit; (c) ndividually file a civil suit f the ntended purpose s temporary compensation f t s done through a class action s technically not possible; and/or (d) make an complaint to the president to nstruct the government to carry out the order of the 97/PUU-XIV/2016 as appropriate.


Keywords: Marapu, Constitutional Court Decision, ndigenous Religion, Sumba Residents


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022,


Pages: 606 - 611


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