More Than 1 Plague? Fanatic Java Mob Amok!

While here in Indonesia the Chinese Virus rages, some 68000 dead so far…

Indonesia Prepares for Worst-Case Scenario as Covid Cases and Deaths Set New Record

…we had a reminder of the archipelago’s other plague yesterday.



Sectarian fanatics ran amok in Tasikmalaya, West Java, demanding the release of Rizieq….


Rizieq the Fanatic, cuffed


…erstwhile leader of the banned FPI, self-styled ‘Defenders of lslam Front…’



…a violent vigilante gang.

During the riot, they pelted the officers with stones and other hard objects. They continued to move and tried to break down the gate of the prosecutor’s office…

The brutes were beaten off, but not before three police vehicles were vandalised and one officer injured.

Rizieq’s trial has been on-going for some time.

Read our previous reports for the background.