Meet the Muslim clerics in Indonesia who have reached rock-star status. With millions of followers, could this movement to promote strict interpretations of Islam shatter Indonesia’s pluralistic society?
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The timing of this anti-kafir push is hardly accidental. Indonesia's conservative Muslim clerics are gaining influence through social media with hard-line messages. Nahdlatul Ulama, or NU, with more than 90 million followers, wants to disseminate the “message of Islam as a source of universal love.”
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