Telegraph, UK Regal personage
The Indonesian government signalled that it may finally act against the hard-line Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) after a mob stoned the Home Affairs Ministry in a shocking attack in Central Jakarta on Thursday.
Home Affairs Minister Gamawan Fauzi told the Jakarta Globe that the ministry would “evaluate” both the FPI and fringe Islamic People’s Forum (FUI) — which has been vocal in the campaign against the GKI Yasmin church in Bogor — on Friday.
He said the evaluation could result in a freeze on the activities of the FUI and FPI, which continues to wage what it claims is a moral crusade, often in direct contravention of Indonesian law. Read more