Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir served 25 months for his involvement in the 2002 Bali bombings [Getty]

Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, is known as being one of the most moderate countries in terms of its adoption of Islamic practices.

Increasingly, however, a number of radical Islamic groups are saying that Indonesia's secular system is no longer able to cope with widespread corruption and poverty.

Groups such as Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia are calling for the establishment of a caliphate as the only solution.

Mirza Satriawan, a leading member of the group, tells 101 East why Indonesia's present political system is not working.

Yenny Wahid, the general secretary of the National Awakening Party (PKB), argues that it is better to keep religion and politics separate.

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This episode of 101 East aired from Thursday, December 27, 2007 at 14:30GMT


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