The Ahmadis are considered heretics by mainstream Muslims, in part because they eschew violent jihad (but not dawah or Sharia). So this apparently means that they deserve no police protection from Muslim thugs, even in modern, moderate Indonesia, that paragon of Islamic tolerance. “Indonesia: Police Failed to Protect Ahmadiyah Mosque from Attacks,” by William Gomes for Salem-News.com, May 11:
(HONG KONG) – An attack was carried out against the Ahmadiyah mosque on 20 April 2012 in Singaparna, Tasikmalaya, West Java. Reports indicate that the perpetrators were the Islamic Defenders Front (Front Pembela Islam, FPI).
Police were on scene at the location of the attack, yet they did not take any adequate measures to prevent the it.
One witnesses said the police and other state officials had been notified about the plan of FPI to come to the mosque a day before the villagers about this. A platoon of police were present while the attack occurred….