Firebrand cleric Abu Bakar Bashir is to be granted early release from jail following a decision by Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo: Reuters

Radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir will be free to ‘preach hate’, Australia warns Indonesia

  • President Joko Widodo’s move to release the 81-year-old is seen by some as an attempt to court the Muslim vote ahead of general election
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Firebrand cleric Abu Bakar Bashir is to be granted early release from jail following a decision by Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo: Reuters
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