Moh Zaki Arrobi

Moh Zaki Arrobi is a PhD researcher working for the ‘Sacralizing Security: Religion, Violence, and Authority’ (SACRASEC) project at the Department of Cultural Anthropology, Utrecht University, the Netherlands. He is also a lecturer at the Department of Sociology, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia.

Moh Zaki Arrobi writes that the decision of the Indonesian military (TNI) and National Police to work with social organisations and gangsters to enforce health protocols is a new manifestation of an old practice.