FPI Prepares to Extend Permit One Day Before Expiration Date



Petir Garda Bhwana

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Islam Defenders Front (FPI) announced that it has prepared the necessary files needed to extend its permit as a mass-organization to the Home Affairs Ministry (Kemendagri). As it is known, the FPI permit will expire tomorrow on June 20.

    “All of the files needed are prepared. It’s on progress,” said FPI’s lawyer Sugito Atma Pawiro to Tempo on Wednesday, June 19.

    According to Sugito, the 20 items FPI needs to submit has been prepared and will be submitted by the organization’s secretariat.

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    Previously reported, the Kemendagri announced that FPI’s permit will expire on June 20, 2019, and that the organization must attach a number of legal documents, one of which is an official statement letter of not affiliating with any political party among many other files regarding the technicality of an organization.

    “It’s been prepared and if there are requirements that are not met, the Kemendagri will notify [FPI],” said Sugito.

    The organization’s chairman Sobri Lubis on June 6 expressed the organization’s zeal to extend its permit.