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Incident Type: Visit from Islamic leader
Date: November 2006
Location: Central Sulawesi
Actors: Habib Rizieq, head of Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) from Jakarta
Event: Habib Rizieq comes to Poso on a police sponsored speaking tour. Police hoped he would help get the DPO to turn themselves in. He is the leader of the Jakarta based Islamic group known for attacking places they deemed inappropriate and "deviant" forms of Islamic practices.
Source: ICG Report 2007, Ustadz Abdul Gani Israel Interview, 2007