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- Movement in Defense of Islam
Indonesians who tend towards secular forms of democratic politics should be aware, now more so than ever, of the historical and contemporary weakness of politically liberal (or social democratic) streams within Indonesian politics.
A sideshow to the greater narrative of Ahok’s defeat and subsequent conviction for blasphemy, but it lifts a corner of the curtain that hides unexpected intricacies and paradoxes in Indonesia’s polarizing politics of religion.
An Indonesian artist uploaded a sketch he made for X-Men Gold #1 and was quickly spotted symbols used by the Movement in Defense of Islam.