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Indonesia is smart to stop citizens going on hajj pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia is considering canceling whole event because of coronavirus risk

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Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand Mosque in August 2019: most problematic will be tawaf, when pilgrims walk around the Kaaba.   © Reuters

Dicky Sofjan is full-time faculty in the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies at the Graduate School of Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia.

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