TEMPO.CO, Bandung – The Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI) is planning on sending 500,000 of its members from West Java, Banten, and Jakarta to the Gelora Bung Karno in Jakarta on Sunday, June 2.
“HTI will urge the government to replace the current governmental system to a khilafah system,” said West Java HTI spokesman Luthfi Afandi, Thursday, May 30.
Luthfi explained that a khilafah system is an Islamic administration system which applies full Islamic sharia and missionary. Such administration had been applied in Saudi Arabia for 1,300 years. HTI believes that the application of Islamic sharia will bring prosperity to the country.