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Clerics reaffirm support for Jokowi amid controversy

  • Marguerite Afra Sapiie

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, July 17 2017 | 12:08 am

PREMIUM In an apparent gesture of support for the government, hundreds of clerics from Indonesia’s largest Islamic organization gathered for a major event in Jakarta, where they reaffirmed their commitment to guarding the country’s unity and diversity.

Organized under the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), at least 700 clerics from across Indonesia attended the ulema’s national halaqah, a regular meeting ...