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WikiLeaks: National Police funded FPI hard-liners

  • Bagus BT Saragih

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, September 5 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM The National Police and the Islam Defenders Front (FPI) denied on Sunday allegations in leaked US diplomatic cables that say the hard-line Islamic group receives funding from the police.

Published on WikiLeaks’ website, the document said the police used the group as “an attack dog” and named several top brass as responsible for the funding.

National Police spokesman Sr. Comr. B...