Indonesian Islamic cleric and the leader of Islamic Defenders Front Habib Rizieq Shihab gestures to his followers as he arrives home from Saudi Arabia on November 10. Photo: AP Indonesian Islamic cleric and the leader of Islamic Defenders Front Habib Rizieq Shihab gestures to his followers as he arrives home from Saudi Arabia on November 10. Photo: AP
Indonesian Islamic cleric and the leader of Islamic Defenders Front Habib Rizieq Shihab gestures to his followers as he arrives home from Saudi Arabia on November 10. Photo: AP
Indonesia

Police attack in Indonesia by firebrand cleric Habib Rizieq Shihab’s supporters sparks sectarian violence fears

  • Six of the cleric’s Islamic Defender’s Front supporters were killed in a shoot-out with police. Pistols, a samurai sword and sickles were found at the scene
  • Police had been investigating the hardline cleric for violating coronavirus health protocols upon his return last month from self exile in Saudi Arabia

Topic |   Indonesia
Indonesian Islamic cleric and the leader of Islamic Defenders Front Habib Rizieq Shihab gestures to his followers as he arrives home from Saudi Arabia on November 10. Photo: AP Indonesian Islamic cleric and the leader of Islamic Defenders Front Habib Rizieq Shihab gestures to his followers as he arrives home from Saudi Arabia on November 10. Photo: AP
Indonesian Islamic cleric and the leader of Islamic Defenders Front Habib Rizieq Shihab gestures to his followers as he arrives home from Saudi Arabia on November 10. Photo: AP
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