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Island focus: Balikpapan rejects FPI and GNPF-MUI

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Balikpapan | Wed, January 11 2017 | 12:18 am

Hundreds of people from the Alliance of Islamic Youths in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, on Monday demanded that the authorities forbid the establishment of controversial hard-line groups in the city.

The alliance rejects the establishment of the Islam Defenders Front (FPI) and the National Movement to Safeguard the Indonesian Ulema Council’s Fatwa (GNPF-MUI).

Among members of the a...

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