Indonesia

Your Daily Muslim: Habib Idrus Algadri

Your Daily Muslim: Habib Idrus Algadri

“Cease immoral [activities] in this country, Allahu Akbar.” Indonesian Muslim Habib Idrus Algadri is the leader of a chapter of the Islamic Defenders Front, a radical Islamist organization best known for thwarting some “Bad Romance.” Aside from hating concerts, Algadri also hates other pastimes like drinking and paying people to take off their clothes. In […]

Your Daily Muslim: Nita Iskandar

Your Daily Muslim: Nita Iskandar

Indonesian Muslim Nita Iskandar was one desperate housewife. She had been married to her husband Hazairin for decades, and had moved to New South Wales, Australia with him. Together, they raised a son named Andrew. However, Iskandar needed more. She met a man, Mohammed Shah Saemin, while working at the Malaysian consulate in Sydney, and […]

Your Daily Muslim: Badri Hartono

Your Daily Muslim: Badri Hartono

Indonesian Muslim Badri Hartono’s jihad didn’t exactly end the way he intended. According to prosecutors, Hartono led al Qaeda Indonesia, and had engaged in all sorts of terror-related activity. …wait, al Qaeda is in Indonesia? Yes and no. The group was named al Qaeda Indonesia, but authorities were unable to find ties between Hartono and […]

Your Daily Muslim: Chep Hernawan

Your Daily Muslim: Chep Hernawan

“[An Indonesian general] told me that we should keep fighting jihad, we should not back down so the liar [Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono] can be toppled.” Chep Hernawan of Indonesia’s Islamic Reform Movement and an Islamist group called Garis is one truly confused man who lacks self-control. His positions seem to go back and […]

Your Daily Muslim: Risti Rahmadi

Your Daily Muslim: Risti Rahmadi

There are a great deal of hypocrites in the Islamic world, but most pale in comparison to Indonesian housewife Risti Rahmadi. If you think this is one of those Desperate Housewives scenarios, you’re gonna be disappointed; Rahmadi’s an extremely devout Muslim. She’s married and has spawned two offspring, one male and one female. She claims […]

Your Daily Muslim: Teungku Muslim Ibrahim

Your Daily Muslim: Teungku Muslim Ibrahim

Teungku Muslim Ibrahim is just that – a Muslim, and a crazy one at that. As head of Indonesia’s notoriously-Islamist Aceh province’s Consultative Assembly of Ulema and a professor at Aceh’s State Islamic Institute, Ibrahim’s entire life basically consists of bending over for Allah. Aceh province came under fire by an Amnesty International human rights […]

Your Daily Muslim: Hasan bin Jafar Assegaf

Your Daily Muslim: Hasan bin Jafar Assegaf

Catholics now have some competition over groups of unsuspecting little boys. Indonesian cleric Hasan bin Jafar Assegaf’s molestation spree rivals that of any bishop or cardinal. In 2011, twelve young boys stepped forward to accuse Ass-egaf of molesting them. Whether or not he is guilty should be obvious (see above picture.) All Ass-egaf was doing […]