Radical Indonesian Cleric Sparks Tensions in Return from Exile

Powerful military, sensing trouble, warns Rizieq to slow down

Islamic firebrand Mohamad Rizieq Shihab, who returned to massive crowds in early November from Saudi Arabia where he had been hiding for three and a half years from charges of distributing pornography, appears inevitably on a path toward confrontation with the government.

Rizieq has already earned a threat for fomenting tensions from Jakarta Military Co…

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