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Raid on Indonesian food stall stokes fears of fundamentalism

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 05:50
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The humble open-air food that was raided by public order officials enforcing a local ban on daytime sale food sales during Ramadan, in Serang, last month.

Serang, Indonesia

LYING on the floor against a gym bag full of clothes in a two-room shack in the West Java town of Serang, Saeni tried to explain how her life had been turned upside down, but she fainted before she could finish.

Last month, Saeni, 53, a mother of four, was cooking