Posted by: becketfund | January 4, 2008

Indonesia: Islamic Forum Asks for Ban on Ahmadi Community

JAKARTA – Indonesia’s Islamic Community Forum, an umbrella organization of more than 50 Islamic organizations, visited the country’s Attorney General on January 3 to ask him to ban the Ahmadiyya Muslim community from operating in the country, The Jakarta Post reported on January 4. The visit preceded a meeting of the Coordinating Body for the Monitoring of Religious Beliefs, which was held January 8th. Speaking for the Attorney General, Indonesia’s Junior Attorney General for Intelligence Affairs said that the Committee would view the letter they received from the Forum as a “recommendation” to be reviewed at the January 8th meeting.

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