Tag: Lia Eden

Indonesia: cult leader sentenced to prison for religious blasphemy

Lia Eden The court found Lia guilty of religious blasphemy and incitement of hatred among religious adherents by proselytizing her religion – which she named God’s Kingdom of Eden – and delivering her messages to thousands of government institutions, including the Presidential Palace.

She has also called herself the Virgin Mary and her son Ahmad Mukti, Jesus Christ. Her followers have named the religion Salamullah, and declared all religions truthful.

Cult leader Lia Eden charged with blasphemy against Islam

Lia Eden Cult leader Lia Aminuddin, a.k.a. Lia Eden, has refused legal representation, though the Jakarta Police have charged her with blasphemy, Lia’s spokesperson said Monday.

“She said divine revelation had not permitted her to be accompanied by any lawyer,” Lia spokesperson Saor Siagian told reporters at Jakarta Police headquarters, adding Lia would rely on divine support to defend herself.