Indonesia: Reform of religious schools
Clerics from the Muslim organisation Nadlatul Ulama also called for a dialogue with hardliners to discuss concepts such as jihad (Islamic holy war), dzimmi (non-Muslims living in Islamic states) and kafir (infidel) and their definition in a modern context.
Pesantren have often been subject to accusations of inciting extremism in the past, however the majority of the approximately 14,000 schools in Indonesia teach a moderate form of Islam.
1 April 2008
Source: Amana Media Initiative
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