Stories About ‘Front Pembela Islam (FPI)’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Front Pembela Islam (FPI)’.

Gaga No Go

Thursday, May 17th, 2012, by . 52 Comments

Lady Gaga banned from Jakarta, unlike similar "controversial" performers.


Nurdiati Akma

Sunday, February 20th, 2011, by . 23 Comments

Firebrand activist and PAN politician Nurdiati Akma calls for more killing of Ahmadiyah people in Indonesia.


On the Rampage

Monday, December 13th, 2010, by . 12 Comments

Rampage by militant groups in in Bandung & Tasikmalaya, while a senior Democrat Party figure calls for their banning.


Dewi Persik Topless

Thursday, December 9th, 2010, by . 30 Comments

The ample bosom of singer Dewi Persik causes another national controversy; Dewi threatened with prison time and an FPI home visit.


Film Hantu Tanah Kusir & Miyabi

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010, by . 9 Comments

Immigration officials plan to carefully inspect Miyabi's credentials upon her arrival in Indonesia, while her film 'Hantu Tanah Kusir' is released.


Who Framed Ariel?

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010, by . 15 Comments

The internet has the answers. What's behind the persecution of Ariel Peterpan; a survey of the conspiracy theories out there.


Top Tweeter: Fahira Idris

Monday, August 30th, 2010, by . 3 Comments

The world's most inspiring 'tweeter' is Fahira Idris it seems; her battles with FPI leader Habib Rizieq.


Tanjung Priok & Satpol PP

Saturday, April 17th, 2010, by . 34 Comments

Calls for disbanding of the Satpol PP after violence at Tanjung Priok harbour in Jakarta.


Bekasi Bigots

Sunday, February 21st, 2010, by . 196 Comments

Sectarian mapping of cities to prevent conflict, as another church, in Bekasi, is closed.


Heresy Law Challenge

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010, by . 26 Comments

Constitutional Court hears case on free interpretation of religions, a human right or recipe for anarchy.


Operasi Cipta Kondisi

Monday, August 24th, 2009, by . 25 Comments

PolriMonitoring Ramadan mosque sermons in the war on terrorism.


‘Homicide’ – Anarcho Punk Rock

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009, by . 51 Comments

Madrotter on Bandung rockers "Homicide", their music and battles with the FPI.


Irianto MS Syafiuddin, Indramayu

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009, by . 10 Comments

Voters in Indramayu are threatened with hellfire unless the Golkar Party is supported in 2009.


Examples of Media Bias

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008, by . 23 Comments

Bias in the media, examples of Islamist bias on television have Ross railing.


Justice & Injustice

Monday, November 3rd, 2008, by . 12 Comments

Ross bemoans the fact that FPI leader Habib Rizieq was only jailed for 18 months.


Old Traditions & Customs

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008, by . 57 Comments

Ross worries that the next target of Islamic fanatics will be old Javanese figures and traditions.


Moral Virtue Vigilantes

Monday, June 30th, 2008, by . 7 Comments

The Front Pembela Islam are back in action, raiding places and publicly shaming sinners.


Habib Rizieq Shihab

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008, by . 31 Comments

Well-fed FPI head man Habib Rizieq has plenty of celebrity visitors to keep him company in police lock-up.


Ustad Jefry Al Buchori

Friday, June 6th, 2008, by . 5 Comments

Ustad Jefry Al Buchori Smiling, celebrity Muslim cleric Ustad Jeffry Al Buchori has no time for the Front Pembela Islam.


FPI, Komando Laskar Islam & Munarman

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008, by . 55 Comments

FPI Arrests of dozens of Front Pembela Islam and Komando Laskar Islam members in Jakarta, and forced closures of FPI branches in central and eastern Java.


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