Hardline cleric Habib Rizieq Shihab, leader of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI). Photo: Reuters Hardline cleric Habib Rizieq Shihab, leader of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI). Photo: Reuters
Hardline cleric Habib Rizieq Shihab, leader of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI). Photo: Reuters

Indonesia

In Indonesia, ‘call to jihad’ videos by hardline cleric’s fans show threat of rising fundamentalism

  • Habib Rizieq Shihab returned from self-imposed exile last month and his gatherings have sparked a Covid-19 cluster
  • Moderate Muslim groups say the videos, which are based on the Muslim Islamic call to prayer, are a threat to multiculturalism

Topic |   Indonesia
Hardline cleric Habib Rizieq Shihab, leader of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI). Photo: Reuters Hardline cleric Habib Rizieq Shihab, leader of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI). Photo: Reuters
Hardline cleric Habib Rizieq Shihab, leader of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI). Photo: Reuters
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