Cleric undeterred by prison


JAKARTA: Inside a jail here, hundreds of people dressed in Muslim garb gathered round a mosque and listened intently to the words of a bespectacled, elderly man.  

“Live an honourable life. Fight until this country is governed by Syariah law,” said Abubakar Ba’asyir to shouts of “Allahu Akhbar” during a breaking of the fast in the holy month of Ramadan in October.  

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