Indonesian Islamic cleric and the leader of Islamic Defenders Front Habib Rizieq Shihab greets supporters after his return from Saudi Arabia. Photo: DPA
Indonesian Islamic cleric and the leader of Islamic Defenders Front Habib Rizieq Shihab greets supporters after his return from Saudi Arabia. Photo: DPA
Indonesia

Hardline Indonesian cleric returns from Saudi exile to call for ‘moral revolution’

  • Islamic Defenders Front leader Habib Rizieq Shihab was greeted by thousands of followers upon his arrival, one of whom reportedly fainted and died
  • Analysts warned of provocations from Rizieq and his group, including attacks on religious minorities

Indonesian Islamic cleric and the leader of Islamic Defenders Front Habib Rizieq Shihab greets supporters after his return from Saudi Arabia. Photo: DPA
Indonesian Islamic cleric and the leader of Islamic Defenders Front Habib Rizieq Shihab greets supporters after his return from Saudi Arabia. Photo: DPA
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