Wiranto said Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia’s aim of establishing a caliphate was a threat to the nation state of Indonesia. Photo: AFP
Deasy Simandjuntak
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Asian Angle by Deasy Simandjuntak

As Muslim split deepens, Indonesia creaks under weight of intolerance

Jakarta has moved to disband Hizb ut-Tahrir, the hardline group that wants to establish a caliphate, but other factors suggest a growing presence of Islamist influence

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Wiranto said Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia’s aim of establishing a caliphate was a threat to the nation state of Indonesia. Photo: AFP
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