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Indonesia Enforces Strict Ramadan Rules

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Indonesia Enforces Strict Ramadan Rules

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Indonesia Enforces Strict Ramadan Rules

Indonesia Enforces Strict Ramadan Rules

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Muslim extremist groups exert growing influence over government policy in Indonesia. Ramadan, which has been a quiet, relaxed holiday in the past, is now being strictly enforced. Jakarta's city government has barred most cafes, bars and restaurants from selling alcohol throughout the holy month. Kelly McEvers reports.