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Firebrand’s homecoming puts Indonesia on new edge

JAKARTA – Islamic firebrand Rizieq Shihab’s return to a hero’s welcome from three years in exile in Saudi Arabia may momentarily raise political temperatures in Indonesia but he is unlikely to regain the momentum he enjoyed in bringing down Jakarta governor Basuki “Ahok” Purnama. Thousands of his supporters, most of them unmasked, stopped flights and […]

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