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CURBING RADICAL SERMONS IN INDONESIA

CURBING RADICAL SERMONS IN INDONESIA
Darussalam Mosque in BukittingiWest Sumatra, Nov 2016. Wikipedia.org

 

By Yuslikha K. Wardhani & Cameron Sumpter

East Asia Forum-Dec 12

Indonesia’s national intelligence agency (BIN) revealed in November 2018 that 41 mosques connected to government institutions and state-owned enterprises conduct sermons laced with extremist advocacy. The discovery was part of a survey by the Nahdlatul Ulama Islamic Boarding School and Community Development Association (P3M NU), which identified as many as 500 mosques suspected of radicalizing worshippers.

Read more at: http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2018/12/12/curbing-radical-sermons-in-indonesia/

First published in: East Asia Forum

 

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