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Be Sunni or be a refugee: tough choice for Indonesia’s Shiite Muslim community

Muslims are largely divided into two main branches: Sunnis and Shiites. According to a 2009 report by the Pew Forum, Shiite Muslims accounted for some 10 per cent of all Muslims globally. Popular progressive cleric Tajul Muluk, a central figure of Nangkrenang’s Shiites, has been leader of the displaced community …

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