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Disbanding Hizbut Tahrir, a step back to New Order

  • Azis Anwar Fachrudin

Yogyakarta | Fri, May 12 2017 | 12:43 am

PREMIUM The government’s plan to disband Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI) raises two critical issues. One concerns the legal procedure, the other relates to reasons behind such a plan.

Contrary to what some media have reported, the government hasn’t officially disbanded HTI. What was conveyed by Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Wiranto on Monday was the government’s of...