Signal from Overseas
Rizieq Shihab has been involved in several political events in the country. He was disappointed when Prabowo joined the government.
AFTER almost 1,300 days in Saudi Arabia, Islam Defenders Front (FPI) leader, Rizieq Shihab, received an offer to join the Masyumi Party as soon as he arrived in Indonesia. Masyumi’s initiator, Ahmad Yani, said Rizieq had already received information on the party’s establishment when he was still residing in Saudi Arabia.
Masyumi Party was Indonesia’s largest Islamic political party during the Old Order era. In the 1955 election...