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Bekasi NU and PKS back sharia law

  • Hasyim Widhiarto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, June 29 2010 | 09:15 am

PREMIUM Local branches of mainstream Muslim organizations have supported the recent demand to instate sharia law in Bekasi, regardless of negative responses from the public.Deputy secretary for the Bekasi branch of Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), Abdul Mutholib Jaelani, told The Jakarta Post on Monday that the organization was actively involved in a recent Islamic congress as well as other efforts to thwart the spr...