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ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “How firebrand cleric Rizieq Shihab could play into Indonesia’s next election cycle | The World” – below is their description.
Indonesia’s military is threatening to “extinguish” a hard-line Islamist group after its firebrand leader vowed to launch a “moral revolution”. Rizieq Shihab returned to Indonesia earlier this month after living in self-imposed exile in Saudi Arabia for three years. Professor Vedi Hadiz, the director of the Asia Institute at the University of Melbourne, tells The World while the cleric is a controversial figure, his capacity to draw crowds makes him “important for political leaps”.ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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